We are celebrating the famous German-Jewish Expressionist writer Else Lasker-Schüler with an evening of poetry and presentations. Join us for readings by John Nettles and Claudia Gahrke on 6 December!
Read the interview with author Merle Kröger and filmmaker Philip Scheffner whose novel and documentary were inspired by the encounter of a cruise ship and a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean.
Find out what's new on the German literature scene.
Check out our upcoming and past literature events.
Meet authors and translators at our events and find new books to your taste in one of our book clubs.
Did you miss an event? Find videos, pictures and further information about past literature events.
What's new on Germany's literature scene? Discover the latest news on the German book market, authors and publishers.
Reviews of new German-language titles - a selection from Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
Information on translations, translators, publishers and more
Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.
Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation
Schlegel-Tieck Prize for German translation