Hamburg Literature Awards

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The aim of the Hamburg Literature Prize is to enable Hamburg authors to finish their work. They were awarded for the first time in 1990 and were called Hamburg Sponsorship Awards for Literature and Literary Translations up to and including 2018 .

There were six annual literature - promotional prizes , each 6000 € and three translation -Förderpreise each € 2,500 available. A personal application was required.

The winners are determined in an anonymous award procedure by a five-member jury .

For the first time in 2019, the Authority for Culture and Media awarded eleven literary prizes in seven different categories, with the endowment for literary translations increased to € 3,000 each.

Award winners

Individual evidence


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