128 German-language publishers have submitted a total of 206 titles to compete for the German Non-Fiction Prize 2023. 100 of these publishers are based in Germany, 13 in Austria, 13 in Switzerland, 1 in Liechtenstein and 1 in Great Britain.
Each publisher could submit a maximum of two monographs published or to be published between May 2022 and April 2023, when the nominations will be announced. In addition, each publisher could recommend up to five further titles from their own programme. This list of recommendations comprises 156 titles. The jury for the German Non-Fiction Prize may request additional titles from this list.