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German Book Prize 2017: New jury, new academy members © Monique Wüstenhagen
07.02.2017

German Book Prize 2017: New jury, new academy members

Seven jury members for 2017 have been nominated.

Publishers may submit their titles
07.02.2017

Publishers may submit their titles

The search has started. Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 29 March 2017.

Photos from the Frankfurt Book Fair © Claus Setzer
15.11.2016

Photos from the Frankfurt Book Fair

On the stage of the "Forum Börsenverein", Longlist authors presented their books, and of course the prize winner was present at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Bodo Kirchhoff wins the German Book Prize 2016 © Claus Setzer
17.10.2016

Bodo Kirchhoff wins the German Book Prize 2016

The winner of the German Book Prize 2016 is Bodo Kirchhoff for his novel “Widerfahrnis” (Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt).

Live stream of the award ceremony
12.10.2016

Live stream of the award ceremony

Follow the award ceremony live on October 17th

Films: These are the finalists
10.10.2016

Films: These are the finalists

Six short films portray the novels and authors on the Shortlist 2016.

Experience the German Book Prize 2016 at the Book Fair 2016
06.10.2016

Experience the German Book Prize 2016 at the Book Fair 2016

Prize-winning and nominated authors give readings at the Book Fair / exhibition around the German Book Prize in the Zentrum Börsenverein, Hall 3.1, Stand H 65 / thematic tour on the Book Fair app

The German Book Prize from 2005 to 2016 © Monique Wüstenhagen
05.10.2016

The German Book Prize from 2005 to 2016

What has the German Book Prize reached in the 12 years of its existence? An overview

The six finalists
20.09.2016

The six finalists

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2016.

Authors longlisted for the German Book Prize at Blind Date readings © Claus Setzer
26.08.2016

Authors longlisted for the German Book Prize at Blind Date readings

Blind Date readings with authors longlisted for the German Book Prize / ten readings in Germany and Luxemburg / applications from over 270 bookstores

Listen to the Longlist
23.08.2016

Listen to the Longlist

An audio sample (in German) is available for every nominated novel

Jury nominates 20 novels
23.08.2016

Jury nominates 20 novels

Longlist published today / 178 titles were in the running / Shortlist to be announced on 20 September

Longlist Reading Samples 2016
22.08.2016

Longlist Reading Samples 2016

Reading samples and information on the nominated novels and their authors in the publication "The Longlist 2016 - Reading Samples"

156 novels submitted for the German Book Prize 2016 © Claus Setzer
05.04.2016

156 novels submitted for the German Book Prize 2016

98 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participate / Christoph Schröder is speaker of the jury / Award ceremony to be held on 17 October 2016 in the Kaisersaal of the Frankfurt Römer

The jury for the German Book Prize 2016 has been selected
09.02.2016

The jury for the German Book Prize 2016 has been selected

The German Book Prize Academy appoints Thomas Andre, Lena Bopp, Berthold Franke, Susanne Jäggi, Christoph Schröder, Sabine Vogel and Najem Wali to the jury / Publishers may submit titles until 24 March 2016

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