We about ourselves

Books, e-books & much more – more than 70 years of experience, competence and passion connect us with books.

Editions Schortgen is one of the oldest and largest publishing houses in Luxembourg and has been in existence since 1949. On January 1, 2020, a large part of the book publishing activities of the publishing house Editions Saint Paul were taken over, thereby expanding the publishing program. More than 70 years of experience, competence and passion have resulted in a diversified publishing programme with a total of more than 200 titles available: Picture books, non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, art books, anthologies, biographies, cookbooks, dictionaries and reference works.

Together with our authors, we have been winning the Luxembourg Book Prize for years in the categories “Beaux Livres”, “Sachbicher” “Kannerbicher” and develop with and for you the Luxembourg book market constantly new.

Graphics atelier, text optimization, printing and sales – Perfect layout & high quality turn good ideas into the new favorite books.

The long-established company was managed in the third generation by Manuel Schortgen until January 2021. After his sudden death, his wife and long-time employee Lena Schortgen continues to run the publishing house as Managing Director together with a team of experts.

The Team

Lena Schortgen

Owner & Managing Director

Mario Bergmann

Office Manager

Eglantine Denis

Graphic Design

Miguel Fernandes

Consultant & PR

Lino Serra


Björn Zosel

Digital Consulting

Luxembourg book price - Our winning books since 2006

Livres des Editions Schortgen ayant remporté le Prix du Livre Luxembourgeois

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