This summer, we launched this exciting series on #EUPLreviews, where our EUPL laureates read and review other EUPL winning books. In the latest installment, Noémi Szécsi, laureate of the prize for Hungary in 2009, read 'Heaven', the EUPL winning book of our 2019 laureate from Finland, Piia Leino.
Each year, the EU Prize for Literature (EUPL) recognises emerging fiction writers in Europe. Come meet the 13 laureates of the EUPL 2020 as they take you on a literary journey across the old continent.
Before we had to move our EUPL ceremony online, two of our 2020 winning authors shared their expectations, thoughts, and ideas during the weeks leading up to the event in Brussels.  
In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Union Prize for Literature is joining the #CreativeEuropeAtHome movement with the rest of the Creative Europe community by developping a new range of cultural initiatives online. While live events might be on hold at the moment, we stay commited to helping Europe
Our 2019 Irish winner Jan Carson is sharing her impressions and thoughts while being confined to her home in Belfast during the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. The Lockdown diary series will be updated on a weekly basis, so stay tuned to find out what's going on with Jan!    
All Winners
The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) recognises emerging fiction writers from across Europe. During a cycle of three years, the award includes 41 countries participating in the Creative Europe programme – an initiative aiming at strengthening Europe’s cultural and creative sectors.
We are excited to reveal 47 authors and books from 13 participating countries nominated for the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature   
Two weeks after having received their Prize, three EUPL winning authors 2019 met again in Frankfurt for a thrilling discussion about their writing, EUPL and how the Prize encourages the development of European literature.
On Wednesday, 2 October 2019, the 14 winners of the EU Prize for Literature finally gathered in Brussels at BOZAR to claim their well-deserved awards.
We are pleased to announce the fourteen laureates of the 2019 European Union Prize for Literature: