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LiBeraturpreis 2019 —​ Prize for female authors

In the struggle for recognition on the international book market, female writers from Africa, Asia, the Arab world and Latin America are highly underrepresented. Litprom addresses this problem by awarding the LiBeraturpreis to a woman writer every year, the voting is public.

The list of nominated authors 2019 has been published. Read more about the nominees.

Impressions of the Litprom-Festival 2019

Global Crime: Crime literature as a global code


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
Phone: +49-(0)69 – 2102 113 | e-mail:

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.

World literature: Join the »Community«.

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