The new nomination has been awarded since 2023 instead of the “Event” nomination and recognizes the personal contribution to the development of Russian literature. The winner of the nomination can be a prose writer, poet, literary critic, literary critic, film and theater director who has filmed and staged literary works, any public or cultural figure who, in the opinion of the jury and experts of the award, has had a noticeable impact on the literary life of Russia.
The "Event" nomination marked a significant, according to the jury and experts, event in the cultural life of the country (book festival, theatrical production, non-fiction, film adaptation).