In Novi Sad (Serbia), on June 24, 2022, the International Award for Literature "Aleksandar Tišma" was presented to writer David Albahari. The recipient of the award was decided upon by an international jury: Ilma Rakusa (president), Peter Handke, Mathias Enard, Laszlo Marton and Vladislava Gordić Petković.
This year's winner of the Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize is David Albahari for the novel Heute ist Mittwoch (Schoffling & Co, 2022), translated into German by Mirjana and Klaus Wittmann. Five famous European writers were shortlisted for the Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize: David Albahari, Cécile Wajsbrot, Slobodan Šnajder, Serhiy Zhadan, and Miljenko Jergović. By a majority of votes, the jury for the Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize, Peter Handke, Ilma Rakusa, László Márton, Vladislava Gordić Petković, and Mathias Énard, decided on the novel Heute ist Mittwoch by David Albahari.