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Winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature announced

The winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature, recognising the best emerging authors in Europe, were announced on 26 September at the opening of the Göteborg Book Fair in Sweden by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

This year’s winners are:

Isabelle Wéry 

Faruk Šehič 

 Emilios Solomou

 Kristian Bang Foss

Belgium
Isabelle Wéry

Bosnia Herzegovina
Faruk Šehič 

Cyprus
Emilios Solomou

Denmark
Kristian Bang Foss

Meelis Friedenthal 

 Lidija Dimkovska

Katri Lipson 

 Marica Bodrožić

Estonia
Meelis Friedenthal

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Lidija Dimkovska

Finland
Katri Lipson

Germany
Marica Bodrožić

Tullio Forgiarini 

Ioana Pârvulescu 

Gabriela Babnik 

Cristian Crusat 

Luxembourg
Tullio Forgiarini

Romania
Ioana Pârvulescu

Slovenia
Gabriela Babnik

Spain
Cristian Crusat

 

The twelve winning authors, from as many European countries, will receive their prizes at a gala award ceremony in Brussels on 26 November in the presence of Commissioner Vassiliou and leading representatives of the worlds of literature, culture and politics.

More information

- Press release

- EUPL webpage on Europa

- Website of the European Union Prize for Literature