Prize money and presentation ceremony

The German Book Prize is worth a total of 37,500 euros. The winner receives 25,000 euros, the other five shortlisted authors receive 2,500 euros each.

The German Book Prize 2011 will be presented in the Kaisersaal at Frankfurt’s Römer on the evening of October 10th – a first event marking the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair. The six authors will not find out which of them is to receive the German Book Prize until the evening of the official presentation.