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.

Awardees

Renate Schmidgall

Renate Schmidgall

Translator
Born 26/3/1955

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2017
Laudatory Address by Adam Zagajewski
Acceptance Speech by Renate Schmidgall
Diploma

... auch für die beharrliche Vermittlung hierzulande noch wenig bekannter Dichter wie Łukasz Jarosz oder Krystyna Dąbrowska...

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

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums