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Coordination team Heidelberg UNESCO City of Literature
Dr. Andrea Edel, Phillip Koban, Claudia Kramatschek, Stefan Kaumkötter
Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Heidelberg
Haspelgasse 12
69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 58-33000


Hilde Domin (Foto: Rothe)

Literary prizes

Awarded in Heidelberg

A remarkable number of renowned literary prizes are awarded in Heidelberg, funded either by public means or institutions. There are awards for every literary genre and age group, for emerging writers and established authors, for philosophers and literary impresarios, as well as for regional, national and international works. Inaugurated to mark special occasions, the number of prizes has grown over the years.