The event will be hosted by the cultural journalist and literary critic Katja Gasser. The eight nominees will be presented in short films and Katja Gasser will talk to jury spokesperson Jeanne Rubner about this year's non-fiction selection. The ceremony is opened by Karin Schmidt-Friderichs, president of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, and Katharina Fegebank, Second Mayor of Hamburg and senator.
13 July, 6 pm: The awardee talks about their book at Deutsche Bank Stiftung, Frankfurt am Main. More information to follow.
11 October, 7:30 pm: The awardee talks about their book at vhs.wissen live. This event takes place as a digital live broadcast. More information to follow.