Join the Goethe-Institut Chicago and the Austrian Consulate General for a reading by Austria’s best known crime writer Wolf Haas. Born in 1960 in Salzburg, Haas has authored seven books in the bestselling ‘Detective Brenner’ mystery series.
The annual Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize is awarded each spring to honor an outstanding literary translation from German into English published in the USA the previous year. The translator of the winning translation will receive US-$ 10,000.00.
The evening will be opened by Chair of the Association of Israelis of Central European Origin, Ambassador (retired) Reuven Merhav, who will give the keynote address, followed by a panel discussion and presentation of the book “Reconciling Lives”.
Hallo, Grüezi, Servus! Literature from the three German-speaking countries.Each year Literaturlenz brings together the Goethe-Institut Chicago, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago and the Consulate General of Austria in Chicago for an evening of readings in German.