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Literature Prize

Awards for authors who advocate human dignity and freedom

Since 1993, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung literature prize initiated by Minister President Dr Bernhard Vogel has been awarded in Weimar. Within only a short time, the prize became a permanent fixture in the literary landscape in Germany. Those authors honoured act as a mouthpiece for freedom.

A jury chaired by Dr Oliver Jahraus decides award winners.

On 16 June 2019, the writer Husch Josten was awarded the literature prize of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung 2019 in Weimar. More...