Professor Colm Tóibín Will Receive the 14th Würth Prize in European Literature

May 13, 2024

Colm Tóibín, the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities, will receive the 14th Würth Prize in European Literature. 

Irish writer Colm Tóibín will be awarded the 14th Würth Prize for European Literature. According to the jury, the prize awarded by the Würth Foundation will be presented to Tóibín “for his artful representation of people in his novels and stories, as well as for the lucid literary interpretations provided in his essays and lectures.” The author was found to be “one of the greatest European storytellers of his time.” The Würth Foundation will award the prize, which is endowed with EUR 25,000, at Carmen Würth Forum in Künzelsau in early summer 2024.

Read the press release here.

Congratulations, Professor Tóibín!