Quarber Merkur

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Quarber Merkur is a German language literary magazine of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, etc.). It is published in Austria since 1963 and edited by Franz Rottensteiner.[1][2][3] The name of the magazine is derived from Quarb [de], a ravine part of the Piesting river valley in Lower Austria.

In 2004, on the occasion of the hundredth issue, Rottensteiner was awarded a special Kurd Laßwitz Award.[4] (The nomination for special awards stated the occasion of 50 years of the journal.[5]


  1. ^ "Quarber Merkur". Homepage. Verlag Lindenstruth. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. ^ Müller, Frank. "Der Quarber Merkur". literaturkritik.de (in German). LiteraturWissenschaft.de. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ "Series: Quarber Merkur". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 2018-07-25.[unreliable source?]
  4. ^ "KLP 2004 Preisträger". Udo Klotz. 2004. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  5. ^ Kronsbein, Bernd (2014-03-24). "Nominiert wurden... Der Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2014". Die Zukunft (in German). Verlagsgruppe Random House. Retrieved 2018-07-25.

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