European Union Prize for Literature

Creative EuropeEuropean and International Booksellers FederationEuropean Writers' CouncilFederation of European Publishers

Winning Authors

Gast Groeber, Luxembourg

About the author:

Gast Groeber grew up in Hollerich, Luxembourg, where he went to primary school. After graduating from high school in 1980, he studied primary education at the Institut Supérieur d'Études et de Recherches Pédagogiques in Walferdange, Luxembourg. From 1982, he taught at a number of primary schools in Luxembourg City. Since 2007, he has been head of the Centre Technolink in Luxembourg City, a division of school administration, which is in charge of equipping schools with computers, internet and new technologies.

Publishing house:

Op der Lay
25, rue d'Eschdorf
9650 Esch-sur-Sûre
Tel.: +352 83 97 42

Agent / Rights Director:

Robert Gollo Steffen

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Book awarded:

All Dag verstoppt en aneren (One Day Hides Another)


Every day, the one before and the one after, every day is everyday: a day of reminiscences of the past and a day of anticipations of the future. Every day something transpires. In these nine short stories by Gast Groeber, we discover all kinds of people who live a day that changes their everyday life. Groeber's texts mirror modern Luxembourg, whatever the setting. Written in an innovative style, Groeber's third book confirms his ability to depict Luxembourgish reality in a masterful way.

Other Works:

Eng Stad ënnert dem Himmel

Esch/Sauer: Op der Lay, 2016.

Weekend mat Bléck op Fräiheet

Esch/Sauer: Op der Lay, 2015.


Esch/Sauer: Op der Lay, 2012.

De Griss

Esch/Sauer: Op der Lay, 2010.

Zweemol schwaarze Kueder

Esch/Sauer: Op der Lay, 2018.

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