Schiller Prize from the Zürcher Kantonalbank

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The Schiller Prize of the Zürcher Kantonalbank ( ZKB Schiller Prize ) is a literary prize that is awarded annually by the Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) at the request of the Board of Trustees of the Swiss Schiller Foundation .

This award is intended to honor authors from the Zurich economic area who enrich and shape the Swiss literary scene with their works . The prize was donated in 1979; the prize money was increased to 10,000 francs (approx. 9,000 euros) in 1999 . Since 2010, the winner has also received the sculpture Held Anti Held by the Zurich artist Max Grüter .

Award winners

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A jury from the Swiss Schiller Foundation also decides on the Grand Schiller Prize .

German institutions also regularly award Schiller prizes ; there is the Schiller Memorial Prize of the State of Baden-Württemberg , the Schiller Prize of the City of Mannheim , the Schiller Prize of the City of Marbach am Neckar , the Schiller Ring and other honorary gifts from the German Schiller Foundation .


  • Schweizerische Schillerstiftung 1905–2005 , Volume 2: Lists of awards , editorially supported by Estelle Schiltknecht and Ernst Nef, o. O. (Zurich), o. J. (2005)

Individual evidence

  1. Peter Stamm receives ZKB Schiller Prize 2017. In: Tages Anzeiger. May 8, 2017. Retrieved June 5, 2017 .
  2. Thilo Krause wins with a lyric book. In: Börsenblatt. April 26, 2016. Retrieved June 5, 2017 .
  3. ^ Anne Perrier, Paolo Di Stefano, Monique Schwitter et al .: Viceversa 7: Yearbook of Swiss literatures. Rotpunktverlag 2014, ISBN 3-85869-607-2 , No. 21.6.
  4. Article about the 2010 award ( Memento of the original from April 9, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. in the Bündner Tagblatt dated June 11, 2010, accessed on January 1, 2012 (PDF file, 416 kB) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /

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