Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis

The »Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung« (Prize for Translation) has been awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature since 1958 for the »outstanding achievements in translation,« with a particular emphasis on the translation of literature into German.
The prize is awarded annually at the spring conference of the German Academy.
The Johann Heinrich Voß Prize has been endowed with €15,000 since 2002.

Voss Prize 2016

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2016 (prize for translation) to Anne Weber for her translations from French.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented during the Academy’s spring conference in Koethen (21.–23.4.2016).

Awardees

Anne Weber

Anne Weber

Writer and Translator
Born 13/11/1964

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2016
Laudatory Address by Wolfgang Matz
Acceptance Speech by Anne Weber
Diploma

... für ihre Übertragungen aus dem Französischen [...] von außergewöhnlicher stilistischer Sicherheit ...

Jury members
Kommission: Iso Camartin, Elisabeth Edl, Aris Fioretos, Zsuzsanna Gahse, Daniel Göske, Per Øhrgaard und Ilma Rakusa

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums