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Inger-Maria Mahlke receives the German Book Prize 2018  for her novel “Archipel” (“Archipelago”) © Dagmar Morath
08.10.2018

Inger-Maria Mahlke receives the German Book Prize 2018 for her novel “Archipel” (“Archipelago”)

Börsenverein honours the best German-language novel of the year / Award ceremony with 300 guests in the Frankfurt Römer

Experience the award ceremony live © Christina Weiß
04.10.2018

Experience the award ceremony live

The novel of the year will be announced 8 october 2018 at 6.00 p.m.

Films: These are the finalists
02.10.2018

Films: These are the finalists

Six short films portray the novels and authors on the Shortlist 2018.

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English
27.09.2018

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English

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

Six novels in the final round © Christina Weiß
12.09.2017

Six novels in the final round

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2018.

Surprise readings with the nominees
17.08.2018

Surprise readings with the nominees

Blind Date readings with authors longlisted for the German Book Prize / Ten events across Germany / An evening of readings by nominees in Hamburg on 30 August

Jury selects 20 novels for the longlist
14.08.2018

Jury selects 20 novels for the longlist

From 199 submissions, the jury has nominated 20 novels for the German Book Prize 2018.

165 novels in the running © Monique Wüstenhagen
04.04.2018

165 novels in the running

105 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participating / Christine Lötscher is speaker of the jury

The jury has been selected
06.02.2018

The jury has been selected

Seven jury members for the German Book Prize 2018 have been nominated.

Publishers may submit their titles
06.02.2018

Publishers may submit their titles

The search has started. Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 23 March 2018.

Robert Menasse wins the German Book Prize 2017 © Christina Weiß
09.10.2017

Robert Menasse wins the German Book Prize 2017

The winner of the German Book Prize 2017 is Robert Menasse for his novel “Die Hauptstadt” (Suhrkamp).

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