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Subject: Iain Banks, Michael Marrak, Gudrun Pausewang, Karlheinz Steinmüller, Angela Steinmüller
Collection: German Literary Awards, German Science Fiction, Science Fiction Awards, Science Fiction Awards by Country
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Awarding of the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preises at Elstercon 2008

The 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 1
    • German Novel 1.1
    • Foreign Fiction 1.2
  • Further categories 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Award Winners

German Novel

Foreign Fiction

Further categories

  • German Short Story (1981–1996 as Novellette/Novella and Short Story)
  • Artist
  • Translator
  • Movie (1987–1996)
  • Radio Drama
  • Special Award

See also


  1. ^ Locus Index of SF Awards

External links

  • homepage of the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis
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