schlegal tieck prize

Prizes, grants and awards

Schlegel-Tieck Prize (past winners)

For German Translation

2008 Ian Fairley for Snow Part by Paul Celan (Carcanet)

2007 Sally-Anne Spencer for The Swarm by Frank Schätzing (Hodder) Runner-up: Anthea Bell for Vienna by Eva Menasse (Weidenfeld)

2006 Philip Boehm A Woman in Berlin Anonymous (Virago) 2nd: Caroline Mustill A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich (Yale University Press)

2005 Karen Leeder Selected Poems by Evelyn Schlag (Carcanet) 2nd: Michael Hofmann The Stalin Organ by Gert Ledig (Granta Books)

2004 Martin Chalmers The Lesser Evil – The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1945-59 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

2003 Anthea Bell Rain by Karen Duve (Bloomsbury) 2nd: Michael Hofmann Luck by Gert Hofmann (Harvill)

2002 Anthea Bell Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald (Hamish Hamilton) 2nd: John Felstiner The Poems and Prose of Paul Celan (Norton)

2001 Krishna Winston Too Far Afield by Gunter Grass (Faber and Faber) 2nd: Anthea Bell Vienna Passion by Lilian Faschinger (Headline)

2000 Joyce Crick The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud (OUP) 2nd: Patrick Bridgwater Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke (Menard Press)

1999 John Brownjohn Heroes Like Us by Thomas Brussig (Harvill)

1998 Mike Mitchell Letters Back to Ancient China by Herbert Rosendorfer (Dedalus) 2nd: J.A. Underwood The Castle by Franz Kafka (Penguin)

1997 Shaun Whiteside Magdalena the Sinner by Lilian Faschinger (Headline Review)

1996 David McLintock Extinction by Thomas Bernhardt (Quartet), David McLintock Caesar by Christian Meier (HarperCollins)

1995 Ronald Speirs Political Writings of Max Weber (CUP), William Yuill The Making of Europe: The Enlightenment by Ulrich im Hof (Blackwell)

1994 Krishna Winston Goebbels by Ralf Georg Reuth (Constable)

1993 Three joint winners: John Brownjohn The Swedish Cavaliers by Leo Perutz (Harvill), John Brownjohn Infanta by Bodo Kirchhoff (Harvill) and Michael Hofmann Death in Rome by Wolfgang Koeppen (Hamish Hamilton)

1992 Geoffrey Skelton The Training Ground by Siegfried Lenz (Methuen)

1991 John Woods The Last World by Christoph Ransmayr (Chatto & Windus), Hugh Young The Story of the Last Thought by Edgar Hilsenrath (Penguin)

1990 David McLintock Women in a River Landscape by Heinrich Boll (Secker & Warburg)

1989 Quintin Hoare The Town Park & Other Stories by Herman Grab (Verso), Peter Tegel The Snake Tree by Uwe Timm (Picador)

1988 Ralph Manheim The Rat by Gunter Grass (Secker & Warburg), Michael Hofmann The Double-Bass by Patrick Suskind (Hamish Hamilton)

1987 Anthea Bell The Stone and the Flute by Hans Bemmann (Viking)

1986 Christopher Middleton The Spectacle at the Tower by Gert Hofmann (Carcanet), Allan Blunden Pro and Contra Wagner by Thomas Mann (Faber and Faber)

1985 John Bowden The Authority of the Bible and the Rise of the Modern World by Henning Graf Reventlow (SCM Press)

1984 Patricia Crampton Marbot by Wolfgang Hildesheimer (Dent)

1983 Paul Falla & A.J. Ryder A History of European Integration 1945/47 by Walter Lipgens (Clarendon Press), Arnold Pomerans A Small Yes and a Big No by George Grosz (Allison & Busby)

1982 Eric Mosbacher The Wolf by Eric Zimen (Souvenir)

1981 Michael Hamburger Poems by Paul Celan (Carcanet), Edward Quinn Does God Exist? by Hans Kung (Collins)

1980 Janet Seligman The English House by Herman Matheusieus (Granada), David & Hazel Harvey Sophocles by Karl Reinhart (Blackwell)

1979 Ralph Manheim The Flounder by Gunter Grass (Secker & Warburg), John Brownjohn People and Politics by Willy Brandt (Collins)

1978 Michael Hamburger German Poetry 1910-1975 (Carcanet)

1977 Charles Kessler Wallenstein – His Life Narrated by Golo Mann (Andre Deutsch), Ralph Manheim The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht (Eyre Methuen)

1976 Marian Jackson (deceased) War of Illusions by Fritz Fischer (Chatto & Windus)

1975 John Bowden Judaism and Hellensim by Martin Hengel (SCM Press)

1974 Geoffrey Skelton Frieda Lawrence by Robert Lucas (Secker & Warburg)

1973 Geoffrey Strachan Love and Hate by Irendus Eibl-Eibesfeldt (Methuen)

1972 Richard Barry The Brutal Takeover by Kurt von Schuschnigg (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

1971 Ewald Osers The Scorched Earth by Paul Carell (Harrap)

1970 Eric Mosbacher Society without the Father by Alexander Mischerlich (Tavistock)

1969 Lelia Vennewitz The End of a Mission by Heinrich Boll (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

1968 Henry Collins History of the International by J. Braunthal (Nelson)

1967 James Strachey Works of Sigmund Freud (Hogarth)

1966 Ralph Manheim Dog Years by Gunter Grass (Secker & Warburg)

1965 Michael Bullock The Thirtieth Year by Ingeborg Bachmann (Andre Deutsch), Michael Bullock Report on Bruno by Joseph Breitbach (Cape)