By: J.S., STA
Slovenian minority poet and writer Maja Haderlap from Carinthia, Austria, has won the Christine Lavant Prize for her work, including a novel about the battle of Slovenians living in Carinthia against National Socialism in Austria, the newspaper Delo reported.
The jury said that the 2021 Christine Lavant Prize was a “tribute to one of the most important Austrian writers”. The prize is worth EUR 15,000. Haderlap accepted the award at a ceremony in Vienna on Sunday.