Sunday, 10 July 2016

Series Editor Sharon Dodua Otoo has won the prestigious Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis 2016!

The announcement was made on Sunday, July 3rd in Klagenfurt (Austria): Sharon Dodua Otoo is the winner of this year's Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis, an annual competition which took place for the 40th time this year and is televised live. The competition, which is officially known as Tage der deutschsprachigen Literatur (Festival of German-Language Literature) is one of the most prestigious German language literature competitions in existence. She won it for her unpublished text: "Herr Gröttrup setzt sich hin" (Mr Gröttrup sits down).

It is a great honour.
Thank you to everyone who has supported the work of Sharon both as an author and as an editor of the Witnessed Series.

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