Opening Speeches

2018

Eva Menasse / German

Eva Menasse / English

Section International Children and Young Adult Literature

Frida Nilsson / German

Frida Nilsson / English


2017

Elif Shafak / German

Elif Shafak / English


2016

César Aira / German

César Aira / English

César Aira / Spanish


Section International Children and Young Adult Literature

Ruta Sepetys / English


2015

Javier Marías / German

Javier Marías / English

Frank Heibert / German

Frank Heibert / English

Section International Children and Young Adult Literature

Frank Cotrell Boyce / German

Frank Cotrell Boyce / English


2014

Pankaj Mishra / German

Pankaj Mishra / English

Section International Children and Young Adult Literature

Patrick Ness / German

Patrick Ness / English

 

2013

Taiye Selasi / German

Taiye Selasi / English

 

2012

Liao Yiwu / German

Liao Yiwu / English

Liao Yiwu / Chinese

Liao Yiwu / Français

 

2011

Tahar Ben Jelloun / German

Tahar Ben Jelloun / English

Tahar Ben Jelloun / Francais

 

2010

Juan Goytisolo / German

Juan Goytisolo / English

 

2009

Arundhati Roy / German

Arundhati Roy / English

Arundhati Roy / French

Arundhati Roy / Spanish

Arundhati Roy / Arabic

 

2008
Nancy Huston / German

Nancy Huston / English

Joachim Sartorius / German

Joachim Sartorius / English

 

2007
David Grossman / German

David Grossman / English


2006

Édouard Glissant / German

Édouard Glissant / English


2005
Carlos Fuentes / German

Carlos Fuentes / English

 

2004
Antjie Krog / German

Antjie Krog / English


2003
Shashi Tharoor / German

Shashi Tharoor / English


2002
Dževad Karahasan / German

Dževad Karahasan / English

 

2001
Charles Simic / German

Charles Simic / English