German Book Prize 2021

The Longlist for the German Book Prize 2021 was announced on 24th August 2021. The shortlist will be made public on 21st September.

The longlist for the German Book Prize 2021, in alphabetical order:

New Books in German is proud to be the English-language media partner for the German Book Prize. We will announce the shortlist here on 21st September 2021.

Details of juries, prize-winners, longlists and shortlists from previous years are here.


Interview with Necati Öziri

The German Book Prize shortlisted author speaks to Sheridan Marshall about his novel Vatermal, writing for the stage and working as a dramaturge, and the political aspects of his writing.

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