Greetings: Claudia Roth (Minister of State for Culture and the Media), Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner (president of the German Environment Agency), Börries von Notz (managing director Stiftung Kunst & Natur), Dr. Andreas Rötzer (publisher Matthes & Seitz Berlin) and Dr. Simone Schröder (Programme Manager ilb).
Award Ceremony. The German Prize for Nature Writing honors writers who deal intensively with issues related to nature. Whether species extinction, biodiversity in urban spaces, or the human desire to dissolve boundaries — the award-winning works reflect on the relationship between nature and culture. Recent award winners include Esther Kinsky, Marion Poschmann, and Levin Westermann. This year’s award goes to Susanne Eules. Eules reads from miami t:ext(i)ng. Literary critic Beate Tröger gives the laudatory speech.
In collaboration with the publishing house Matthes Seitz Berlin, in cooperation with the Federal Environment Agency and the Foundation Kunst und Natur.
Free entry. No registration necessary.