The 43rd edition of the National Literary Competition (Concours littéraire national) will focus on collections of stories in the Luxembourgish, French, German and / or English languages.

Created in 1978 by Luxembourg's Ministry of Culture, the National Literary Competition aims to encourage literary creation in the Grand Duchy. Each year the competition has a different subject, with the coming year focussing on collections of stories.

The competition consists of two prize categories: one for adult authors (first prize: €5,000), the other for young authors aged 12 to 19 (first prize: €2,000).

The 2022 National Literary Competition is open to all authors of Luxembourg nationality, residents and / or those who have their fixed or predominant place of work in the Grand Duchy. 

The deadline for submitting manuscripts is Monday 6 June 2022.

The jury of the competition is composed of Mylène Branco, Marion Rockenbrod, Jeff Schinker, Pascal Seil and Jeff Thoss.

Full regulations and additional information are available on the website of the Ministry of Culture or from the ministry's literature department via tel.: 247-76616 or email: