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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

The jury members have been nominated
04.02.2020

The jury members have been nominated

Seven literature experts have been selected for the jury of the German Book Prize 2020.

Starting signal for publishers
04.02.2020

Starting signal for publishers

The search has started: Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 23 March 2020.

Saša Stanišić receives German Book Prize 2019 for “Herkunft” (“Origins”) © vntr.media
14.10.2019

Saša Stanišić receives German Book Prize 2019 for “Herkunft” (“Origins”)

The winner of the German Book Prize 2019 is Saša Stanišić for his novel “Herkunft” (Luchterhand).

Filmic portraits of the finalists © vntr.media
10.10.2019

Filmic portraits of the finalists

Six films present the novels and authors of the Shortlist

Experience the award ceremony live © vntr.media
09.10.2019

Experience the award ceremony live

The novel of the year will be announced 14 october 2019 at 6.00 p.m.

The German Book Prize 2019 at Frankfurter Buchmesse © Claus Setzer
26.09.2019

The German Book Prize 2019 at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Clear the stage for the German Book Prize 2019: See this year's winner live at a reading, visit the stand of the German Book Prize or try a thematic tour on the Buchmesse app

Shortlist 2019 © vntr.media
17.09.2019

Shortlist 2019

The six finalists of the German Book Prize 2019.

Longlist 2019
20.08.2019

Longlist 2019

The jury has chosen: From 199 submissions, they have nominated 20 novels for the German Book Prize 2019.

Publishers submit 173 titles © Sascha Erdmann
04.04.2019

Publishers submit 173 titles

105 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participating / Jörg
Magenau is speaker of the jury

The jury has been selected
05.02.2019

The jury has been selected

Seven jury members for the German Book Prize 2019 have been nominated.

Publishers may submit their titles
05.02.2019

Publishers may submit their titles

Kickoff for the 15th anniversary: Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 27 March 2019.

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German Book Prize office

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