On 14 June, the Literary Awards of the Canton of Berne were awarded at the "Dampfzentrale" Cultural Venue in Berne. When the invitation came sliding through my letterbox, I had two pleasant surprises:
1) AUTILLUS member Lorenz Pauli was awarded the "Prix Trouvaille" for his work "Pass auf mich auf" (Look After Me).
2) With Regina Dürig, there was a second prize winner among the Children's and YA writers.
It's not every day children's books win awards. The nominations are often subject to