• Maria Stepanova, a renowned Russian writer currently residing in Berlin, has been awarded the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding in 2023.
  • It was her volume of poetry, Girls Without Clothes, that earned her the prestigious Leipzig Book Prize.
  • Stepanova, a Russian-Jewish poet, novelist, and journalist born in Moscow in 1972, has been a vocal critic of Vladimir Putin’s administration.

About the Leipzig Book Prize

  • The Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding is a prestigious literary award that has been awarded annually since 1994.
  • The prize aims to promote a greater understanding between European cultures by recognizing outstanding works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that contribute to this goal.
  • The prize is awarded as part of the Leipzig Book Fair in Germany and is presented in three categories: fiction, non-fiction, and translation.
  • The winner in each category receives a cash prize and a bronze sculpture.
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