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And the winner is: Mercedes Rosende receives LiBeraturpreis 2019

This year’s most popular book by a female writer from the Global South comes from Uruguay

Mercedes Rosende receives the 2019 LiBeraturpreis for her crime novel “El Miserere des los Cocodrilos“ (German: “Krokodilstränen”, published by Unionsverlag and translated by Peter Kultzen). She won the public online voting which was held between June 5th and June 16th. The award ceremony will be held at Frankfurter Buchmesse in October.

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Litprom as your entry to the German book market

What can we do for foreign literary institutions in the Global South?

You are currently looking for an entry into the German speaking book market? You would like to build-up your own business network and find your books being translated into German and being sold in German speaking countries?

We provide you with an extended network ranging from German publishers specialized on international literature to renowned translators and important business multipliers for your market entry. We have been working in the field of promoting international literature to the German market for almost forty years and bring in the necessary network and work experience. Litprom is headed by the president of Frankfurt Book Fair, Juergen Boos, underlining the strong connection to and within the German book market.

Contact: Anita Djafari
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award – 2019 winners

The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards 2019 were announced by the Department of Tourism and Culture - Abu Dhabi on March 18th. Find out more about them here.

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