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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

Starting signal for publishers
09.02.2021

Starting signal for publishers

The search has started: Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 26 March 2021.

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”

Experience the award ceremony live © vntr.media
07.10.2020

Experience the award ceremony live

Watch live when the novel of the year is announced on October 12th at 6:00 p.m.

The six finalists © vntr.media
15.09.2020

The six finalists

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2020

The nominees 2020 have been chosen
18.08.2020

The nominees 2020 have been chosen

The Longlist is published: The jury nominated 20 novels from over 200 submissions for the German Book Prize 2020

More submissions and participating publishers than ever before
07.04.2020

More submissions and participating publishers than ever before

120 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland recommended a total of 187 titles / Hanna Engelmeier is appointed speaker of the jury

Press contact

Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.

German Book Prize office

Phone +49 69 1306-334
E-mail: buchpreis@boev.de

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Phone +49 (0) 69 1306-550
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