2020

Shortlist

The candidates for the German Book Prize

The novel of the year will be announced in October

Dates 2020

4th February: Announcement of the judges
18th August: Announcement of the Longlist
15th September: Announcement of the Shortlist
12th October: Award ceremony

The jury of the German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media

The jury of the German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media

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Read here current news about the German Book Prize and its milestones

Archive: 300 books from 15 years of German Book Prize © Claus Setzer

Archive: 300 books from 15 years of German Book Prize © Claus Setzer

The longlist of the German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media

The longlist of the German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media

Submission Numbers

2020

Germany / Austria / Switzerland
120 Publishers
187 Novels

2020

The jury

The Academy of the German Book Prize selects the members of the jury.

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