Awards & Winners

W. G. Sebald

Date of Birth 18-May-1944
Place of Birth Wertach
Nationality Germany
Also know as W.G. Sebald, Winfried Georg Sebald
Profession Novelist
W. G. "Max" Sebald was a German writer and academic. At the time of his death at the age of 57, he was being cited by many literary critics as one of the greatest living authors and had been tipped as a possible future winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. In a 2007 interview, Horace Engdahl, former secretary of the Swedish Academy, mentioned Sebald, Ryszard Kapuściński and Jacques Derrida as three recently deceased writers who would have been worthy laureates.

Awards by W. G. Sebald

Check all the awards nominated and won by W. G. Sebald.


National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
Honored for : Austerlitz
New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
Honored for : Austerlitz

Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Austerlitz