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26 November 2014

Pictures and video of the Awards Ceremony 2014 available

The pictures and the video of the Awards ceremony 2014 are available on this website.
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19 November 2014

An evening with the winners from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, The Netherlands & Turkey

On 18 November thirteen winners from as many countries will receive the European Union Prize for Literature 2014, awarded during a closed official gathering. For the first time, this year EUNIC Brussels is organising a public programme around the…

18 November 2014

Award ceremony of the 2014 EU Prize for Literature

Tonight, this year’s 13 best new or emerging authors in Europe will receive their award during a gala ceremony to be held at Concert Noble, in Brussels. The winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Literature (EUPL) are: Ben BLUSHI (Albania), Milen…

13 November 2014

Oddný Eir honored at Reykjavik's Eymundsson bookstore

The first official national celebration of the European Union Prize for Literature winners of 2014 will take place this Thursday, November 13.
Oddný Eir, author of Jarðnæði (Land of love; plan of ruins), will be honored at Reykjavik's…

12 November 2014

Awards Ceremony 2014

The 13 winning authors from the participating countries in 2014 will be presented an award for their work by Mr Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport; in the presence of Ms Silvia Costa, MEP and Chair of the Culture…

28 October 2014

Jan Němec získal s románem Dějiny světla Cenu Evropské unie za literaturu

Českým čtenářům se autor u příležitosti udělení ceny představí v rámci cyklu Večery evropské literatury 4. listopadu 2014 od 18.00 v prostorách Evropského domu (Jungmannova 24, Praha 1). Diskutovat s ním budou Josef Jařab a…

14 October 2014

Selected countries for the EUPL 2015

The selected countries for the European Union Prize for Literature in 2015 are: Austria, Croatia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Sweden.

8 October 2014

Winners of 2014 European Union Prize for Literature announced at Frankfurt Book Fair

The winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature were announced today at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The award recognises the best new and emerging authors in Europe. This year’s winners are: Ben Blushi (Albania), Milen Ruskov (Bulgaria),…

18 September 2014

Winners of the European Union Prize for Literature to be announced in Frankfurt

Public event on 8 October, 10.00 am – Keynote speech by EU Commissioner Vassiliou – authors debate the lack of a common public space for culture in Europe
Frankfurt, 18/9/2014 –  The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL), which…

9 September 2014


WEDNESDAY 8/10/2014, 10.00 – 11.30 AM, Frankfurt Book Fair, THE NEW READING TENT ON THE AGORA
The winners of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) will be announced, and this will be followed by a debate among European…

17 July 2014

Flash Fiction Competition

The Delegation of the European Union to China in association with the Bookworm, a literary organisation in China, and all 28 EU Member State embassies in Beijing, are organising an exciting flash fiction competition, Flash Europa 28, which will…

31 March 2014

Meet 3 EUPL winners at the London Book Fair - 8-9 April 2014

Three EUPL 2013 winners, Marica Bodrožić (Germany), Katri Lipson (Finland) and Ioana Pârvulescu (Romania) discuss their work and its place in the European literary scene with arts journalist Rosie Goldsmith.
Organised by Literature Across…

25 February 2014

Vacancy for a Project Assistant for the European Union Prize for Literature

EUPL is recruiting a project assistant for a six-month contrat (July – December 2014)
The project assistant will take part in all the activities of the Consortium made of EBF/FEP/EWC and will in particular be in charge of:
following up each step…

17 February 2014

EU Prize for Literature Winner: Jelena Lengold in conversation - London 21 February 2014

Join us for an evening of conversation with best-selling Serbian author, Jelena Lengold
Winner of the European Union  Prize for Literature, 2011
In conversation with Roy Cross of the British CouncilFriday, 21st February at 6pmwith a glass of wine…

22 January 2014

EU Prize for Literature and the 2014 Taipei International Book Exhibition

Organized by the Taipei Book Fair Foundation (TBFF), the Taipei International Book Exhibition 2014 (TIBE 2014)  is scheduled to take place at Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), Exhibition Hall 1 and Hall 3 from Feb. 5 to Feb. 10, 2014.
The EU…