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12 Years German Book Prize

"Widerfahrnis" by Bodo Kirchhoff is the novel of the year 2016 © Claus Setzer

"Widerfahrnis" by Bodo Kirchhoff is the novel of the year 2016 © Claus Setzer

Submissions start Februar 7

Dates 2017

February 7: announcement of the jury
August 15: Longlist is published
September 12: Shortlist is published
October 9: Prize ceremony 2017

Discover the longlisted novels 2016. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

Discover the longlisted novels 2016. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

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Current news and last year's milestones at a glance: Take a look at our news section. © Monique Wüstenhagen

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The shortlisted novels

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Get an impression of the six shortlisted novels by watching the short films produced by Deutsche Welle. © Petra Gass / Börsenverein

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