Kurd Laßwitz Award

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Awarding of the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preises at Elstercon 2008

The Kurd Laßwitz Award (German: Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis) is possibly the best-known science fiction award from Germany. The award is named after the science fiction author Kurd Laßwitz.

Wolfgang Jeschke has won the award 11 times in four different categories while Andreas Eschbach has won the prize for novel seven times. The foreign-language category includes novels, stories, collections and non-fiction. Iain Banks and China Miéville won the foreign-language prize four times.[1] Other authors to win multiple times are Hans Joachim Alpers, Carl Amery, Herbert W. Franke, Ian McDonald, Michael Marrak, and Connie Willis.

Award Winners[edit]

German Novel[edit]

Foreign Fiction[edit]

German Short Story (since 1997)[edit]

(1981–1996 as Novellette/Novella and Short Story)

Further categories[edit]

  • Artist
  • Translator
  • Movie (1987–1996)
  • Radio Drama
  • Special Award

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