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High Fünf! Festival Neue Literatur in NYC Celebrates Five Years

Festival Neue Literatur 2014, New York’s only annual German-language literary festival held in English, celebrated its fifth year with events that took place over the weekend of February 28 to March 2, 2014, at venues throughout New York City. The featured 2014 festival authors were Milena Michiko Flasar and Maja Haderlap from Austria, Olga Grjasnowa […]

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Celebrating Brazil at the Strand Bookstore’s Rare Book Room in NYC

Last Wednesday, the German Book Office New York hosted an event to celebrate Brazil as the 2013 Guest of Honour at the Strand Bookstore’s Rare Book Room. This classic space is host to many beautiful and unique books, as well as a variety of (mostly literary) events throughout the year. The event last week functioned […]

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German Book Office New York to focus on children’s and YA for the 2013 Editors Trip!

Since 1999, the German Book Office New York (GBO), takes a group of editors from the United States to Germany for an annual week-long immersion in the German publishing world. The trip aims to create personal connections between North American editors and German editors in the hope that these connections will lead to more German books being translated and […]

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The German Book Office New York at BookExpo America 2013

A week ago, the German Book Office New York had our very own booth at BookExpo America (BEA) 2013, representing both the Frankfurt Book Fair as well as our office here in New York. BEA is the largest publishing gathering in North America, bringing in more than 1,000 exhibitors, hundreds of authors, and upwards of […]

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Festival Neue Literatur 2013 was a Great Success!

Festival Neue Literatur 2013 kicked off with a lovely reception at the Goethe-Institut New York/German Book Office New York in Soho, Manhattan, on February 21, 2013. In its fourth year, Festival Neue Literatur continued to feature up-and-coming German-language authors from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. This year’s authors were Clemens Setz (Austria), Cornelia Travnicek (Austria), Leif Randt […]

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Festival Neue Literatur Announces Winner of Inaugural Friedrich Ulfers Prize

Festival Neue Literatur has announced the winner of the inaugural Friedrich Ulfers Prize, a prize endowed by Professor Friedrich Ulfers, former director of Deutsches Haus New York University. Deutsches Haus NYU will award the prize through Festival Neue Literatur. The annual prize was established to honor an individual who has championed the advancement of German-language literature […]

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Announcing the Friedrich Ulfers Prize!

The German Book Office New York, along with the other partners of Festival Neue Literatur, is proud to announce the Friedrich Ulfers Prize, a prize to honor an individual who has successfully promoted German-language literature in the United States. The winner of this prestigious award will be announced in the first week of February; check […]

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CLMP Gives a Taste of What They’re Bringing to Frankfurt

The Brooklyn Book Festival was held yesterday, Sunday September 23, at Borough Hall in Brooklyn. This was my first Brooklyn Book Festival, and did I ever love it! I can only imagine how busy and exciting Frankfurt is after this much, much smaller one-day book fair. I wandered through the publishers’ booths looking for members […]

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Reception at Saatchi & Saatchi for New Zealand

When I walked into the S Space at Saatchi & Saatchi last night, I was in awe. The hanging baskets by David Trubridge had been positioned nicely, and the patterns glowing beneath them were just lovely. As Jane Vesty, CEO of SweeneyVesty, later clarified, these baskets were “based on the Maori story of creation representing humanity’s knowledge of the natural, rational, and spiritual worlds.”

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