Book Fair: +++ The federal government supports the book fair with 5 million euros +++ Inauguration of booklets as “recognition” +++ This new book award is Jury +++. hessenschau.de

Book Fair: +++ The federal government supports the book fair with 5 million euros +++ Inauguration of booklets as "recognition" +++ This new book award is Jury +++.  hessenschau.de

Jury has been set for the German Book Award

Every year, seven literary experts work through a large mountain of books and eventually choose the best German-language novel. A feature of the German Book Prize: Each year a seven-member jury is reassigned. The academy Deutsche Bouchaperis has this jury Appointed: Not Kordsen (Culture Editor, Beyerischer Randfunk), Bettina Fischer (Head of Literathaus Köln), Anja Johansen (Head of Göttingen Literature Center), Richard Kremerlings (Literary Correspondent, Die Welt), Head of Féil (Head of Welt Zeitung) , Beat Shazer (bookseller, Proust word + tone) and Anne-Catherine Simon (editor, Die Press).

As of March 26, 2021, publishers can present two German-language novels from the current or planned schedule. You can also recommend five other titles. Books must be published or displayed between October 1, 2020 and September 21, 2021. The long list will be announced on August 24 with 20 titles. Jury members will choose six titles for the shortlist, which will be published on 21 September. The book awards ceremony will take place at the beginning of the Frankfurt Book Fair on 18 October.


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