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Six novels chosen as finalists © vntr.media
20.09.2022

Six novels chosen as finalists

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2022

20 novels have been nominated
23.08.2022

20 novels have been nominated

Longlist published / 233 titles were in the running

124 publishers submit 202 novels © vntr.media
05.04.2022

124 publishers submit 202 novels

Record number of titles submitted for third time in a row / Miriam Zeh is appointed speaker of the jury

Starting signal for publishers
08.02.2022

Starting signal for publishers

The search has started: Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 25 March 2022.

Meet the jury 2022
08.02.2022

Meet the jury 2022

The seven jury members for the German Book Prize 2022 have been elected

Antje Rávik Strubel receives the German Book Prize 2021 © vntr.media
18.10.2021

Antje Rávik Strubel receives the German Book Prize 2021

Antje Rávik Strubel receives the German Book Prize 2021 for her novel “Blaue Frau” (“Blue Woman”).

Six books selected as finalists © vntr.media
21.09.2021

Six books selected as finalists

The jury sends six titles into the race for the novel of the year 2021

20 titles nominated
24.08.2021

20 titles nominated

Longlist published: Jury nominates 20 novels for the German Book Prize from 230 reviewed titles

Submissions at an all-time high
15.04.2021

Submissions at an all-time high

125 publishers submit 197 novels / Knut Cordsen is appointed speaker of the jury

The jury members have been nominated
09.02.2021

The jury members have been nominated

Seven literature experts have been selected for the jury of the German Book Prize 2021.

Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media
12.10.2020

Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020

Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020 for her novel “Annette, ein Heldinnenepos” (Annette, an Epic of a Heroine”)

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English
09.10.2020

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English

Excerpts of the nominated books are translated in English and published by “New Books in German”

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