As official English language media partner for the German Book Prize 2023, we announce the shortlist of six books each year. Our warm congratulations to all of the nominated authors and their publishers.
Charlotte Ryland is Director of the Stephen Spender Trust and founding Director of the Queen’s College Translation Exchange (Oxford), organisations dedicated to promoting language-learning, multilingualism and translation.
Translator Yana Ellis interviews Dr Seán Williams from the University of Sheffield about German language, literature and culture. Seán also discusses his recent conversation with Benjamin Quaderer, author of Forever the Alps which was included in this year's New Books In German spring selection of the best new titles in German-language fiction and non-fiction.
Translator Catherine Venner learned a lot from her first visit to the London Book Fair almost five years ago. In this article, Catherine shares her experience of this year's London Book Fair and offers advice for any translators considering attending this international book event in the future.