X-Filme have completed filming on Juli Zeh’s bestselling novel SCHILF, coming to cienemas in early 2012, with a prominent national cast.
Mareike Krügel is the first German author to receive a HALMA Scholarship, funded by Literary Centres throughout Europe.
WIE WIR VERSCHWINDEN by Mirko Bonné is longlisted for the German Book Award (Deutscher Buchpreis) awarded for »Best Novel of the Year«. It’s the most important national award and widely received by press and public. Fingers crossed!
MÜLLER HOCH DREI by Burkhard Spinnen is ranked one of the »7 Best Books for Young Readers« on the Focus Favorites List.
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Polish editions of WAS DUNKELHEIT WAR by Inka Parei (published by Prószynski) and SPIELTRIEB by Juli Zeh (published by W.A.B.) have been nominated for the ANGELUS Central European Literature Award for outstanding contemporary fiction.
Gunther Geltinger’s debut novel MENSCH ENGEL has been shortlisted for the ’aspekte-prize’ for Best Debut 2008, recognized as the most important first book award in the German language area.
Markus Orths has been selected to take part in the Klagenfurt literary competition for the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Award. He will read from his new novel DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN (The Chambermaid), up for publication in July 2008.
Markus Orths is the author of several prose works, among them the bestselling novel LEHRERZIMMER.
Film rights to SCHILF by Juli Zeh have now been optioned by X-Filme (»Run Lola Run«).
Burkhard Spinnen (most recent novel: MEHRKAMPF) is to head the Jury for the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Award at the Tage der deutschsprachigen Literatur, one of the most important literary events in the German-speaking countries held annually in Klagenfurt, Austria.
SCHILF by Juli Zeh plays at the Münchner Volkstheater in their 2007/2008 season (world stage premiere).
Film rights to Burkhard Spinnen’s award-winning young adult novel BELGISCHE RIESEN have been optioned by a renowned German production company.
Rights to the complete works of celebrated author and master of the bizzare element in contemporary literature Ror Wolf are now exclusively represented by Schöffling & Co.
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Kirkus Review now stars the US-edition of CATALINA by Markus Orths as a »book of unusual merit«.
Elke Heidenreich in Lesen! about BUCH DER ENTTÄUSCHUNGEN by Margit Schreiner: »Extremely well-written, very wise, with a great deal of irony. A marvellous book.«