Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis

The »Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis für literarische Kritik und Essay« (Prize for Literary Criticism and Essay Writing) has been awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature since 1964, financed by the Darmstadt-based Merck pharmaceutical company.
It is awarded annually at the autumn conference of the German Academy in Darmstadt. The Johann Heinrich Merck Prize has been endowed with €20,000 since 2013.

Awardees

Daniela Strigl

Daniela StriglDaniela Strigl

Literary scholar and Literary critic
Born 1964

Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis 2019
Laudatory Address by Lothar Müller
Acceptance Speech by Daniela Strigl
Diploma

Sie beeindruckt durch die Breite ihres literarischen Horizonts und durch ihre stets wache Zeitgenossenschaft.

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Ernst Osterkamp
Vizepräsidenten: Aris Fioretos, Wolfgang Klein, Monika Rinck, Beisitzer: Elisabeth Edl, László Földényi, Michael Hagner, Dea Loher, Ilma Rakusa, Marisa Siguan