Initiativen des Börsenvereins und der Stiftung Buchkultur und Leseförderung des Börsenvereins

Eine Übersicht der Projekt-Webseiten des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels und der Stiftung Buchkultur und Leseförderung des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels.


German Non-Fiction Prize 2023: meet the nominees

Various events shine a light on the nominees of the German Non-Fiction Prize 2023

© Christof Jakob

German Book Prize 2023: 111 publishers submit 172 novels

111 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland submit novels / Katharina Teutsch is appointed speaker of the jury


Making it in the book industry: CONTENTshift sponsorship programme calls for startups

Sponsorship programme brings startups, experts and investors together / The application process is now open for startup founders from both Germany and abroad / Funding of 10,000 euro for winning startup


German Book Prize 2023: Meet the jury

Seven jury members selected / Publishers may submit titles until 22 March 2023 / Call for submissions at


German Non-Fiction Prize 2023: 206 titles submitted by 128 publishers

Jeanne Rubner is appointed jury spokesperson / Award ceremony to be held on 1 June 2023 in the Small Hall of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg


Book market results 2022: Consumer spending reluctance is also evident in the book market

Decline in turnover of 2.1 per cent across central sales channels compared to 2021 / Physical bookstore business picks up again in 2022 after months of store closures in past year


German Non-Fiction Prize 2023: meet the jury

Seven jury members chosen / Publishers may submit titles until
18 November 2022 / Call for submissions on

© Tobias Bohm

Serhiy Zhadan awarded the 2022 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The Ukrainian writer, poet, translator and musician Serhiy Zhadan was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade today. The speech honouring this year’s recipient was given by author, playwright and curator Sasha Marianna Salzmann.


CONTENTshift-Accelerator: Immer.App is the Content Startup of 2022

Immer.App is awarded first place and receives the innovation prize of 10,000 euro / Sponsorship programme for startups to be continued in 2023 / Companies from the industry can sponsor the programme and take up a place on the jury

© Christina Weiss

Start of Frankfurter Buchmesse: "Considerable costs are jeopardising the book sector's societal mission”

Opening of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 / Rising costs putting publishers and bookstores under pressure / Appeal to policymakers: long-term support for the book industry as well as short-term relief measures for small and medium-sized enterprises