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The Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize (German: 'Wilhelm-Raabe-Literaturpreis') is a German literary award established in 2000 by the city of Braunschweig and the radio broadcaster Deutschlandradio. It is named after the 18th century writer Wilhelm Raabe and is awarded for an individual work. The prize sum is 30,000 euro, making it one of the most significant German literary awards after the Georg Büchner Prize and the Joseph-Breitbach-Preis.


The award had until 1990 been known as the Wilhelm Raabe Prize.

Previous RecipientsEdit


  • "Wilhelm Raabe-Literaturpreis". (in German). Stadt Braunschweig. Retrieved 2015-04-16.