Opening date for Submissions
September 23, 2019
Announcement of the jury
November 5, 2019
Announcement of the nominees
April 21, 2020
Awards ceremony
June 16, 2020
We need non-fiction now more than ever: It provides accurate information and helps us understand complex connections – attributes that are of utmost importance for our society today. With the German Non-Fiction Prize, we are creating a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate. We are delighted to have found strong partners to join us in our commitment to these important goals.Heinrich Riethmüller, President of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels

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