Authors and books from “literaturstadt graz” in the news:

Aberland_791The nominations for the LONGLIST of the DEUTSCHE BUCHPREIS 2015 have been announced. There are two authors from Graz and two books by a publisher from Graz among those nominated:
The authors and the titles of their books:

VALERIE FRITSCH with WINTERS GARTEN (Suhrkamp Verlag)

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CLEMENS J. SETZ with DIE STUNDE ZWISCHEN FRAU UND GITARRE (Suhrkamp Verlag)

The two books published by LITERATURVERLAG DROSCHL written by a Swiss and a German female author, respectively, are:
GERTRUD KLEMM with ABERLAND
MONIQUE SCHWITTER with EINS IM ANDERN

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CONGRATULATIONS!

The “SHORTLIST” (6 nominations) will be announced on September 10, 2015. The Prize itself will be awarded on the eve of the FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR 2015.

ANDREAS UNTERWEGER / His forthcoming book is called “DAS GELBE BUCH”/ Publication date September 14, 2015 LITERATURVERLAG DROSCHL Graz. / The author will read from his new book in the LITERATURHAUS GRAZ on October 27.

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Overview of the new program structure of LITERATURHAUS GRAZ announced on the newly designed website of the house:

       Presentation of the mid-summer issue 208/2015  of

   MANUSKRIPTE

       by ALFRED KOLLERITSCH, the editor of this literary magazine,

        and ANDREAS UNTERWEGER, a member of the editorial board.

         Cover by HANS EICHHORN

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CLEMENS J.SETZ: His great new novel “DIE STUNDE ZWISCHEN FRAU UND GITARRE” will be published in September 2015. Watch the trailer for this upcoming book made by SUHRKAMP. The author will read texts from this monumental tome (over 1.000 pages) on September, the 21st, 2015 in the LITERATURHAUS GRAZ marking the season`s opening with the start of a new concept of the program introduced by KLAUS KASTBERGER the new director of the LITERATURHAUS GRAZ:

http://www.literaturhaus-graz.at/haus/programmkonzept/

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GIOCONDA BELLI reads poetry from her new anthology “DIE FRAU, DIE ICH BIN” in Spanish, the Austrian actress BRIGITTE KARNER adds the corresponding translations into German. Music by GRUPO SAL DUO. This event was organised by GKP (The Styrian society for cultural politics) on a stage of the Graz Opera House.