You would like to read a German-language author in your mother tongue?
Here is a selection of contemporary German literature (novels, non-fiction, books for children and young adults) that has been translated into English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch and Gaelic.
You will also be introduced to translators and publishers, find out information on translation, the German book market and German literature in general.
The Goethe-Institut promotes the translation of German-language literature in other languages. Non-German publishers can apply to us for financial support for translations. To find out more, contact the Goethe-Institut in your country.
The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. invite you to a fourth translation workshop at the Elsa-Brändström-Haus in Hamburg. The workshop focuses on German language literature for children and young adults.
Nikolaus Stingl has won the Straelen Translation Prize 2013, awarded by the Arts Foundation of North Rhein Westphalia. The prize is for his English into German translation of William Gass' 'Der Tunnel' (Rowohlt Verlag, 2011).