Nominations

MODERN RUSSIAN PROSE

Celebrates an outstanding work of a contemporary author, which reflects current trends in Russian literature and carries the ideals of philanthropy. A long list of awards is formed in May, a short list in September. The laureate is announced in October. Winners of the nomination: Sergey Samsonov, Evgeny Vodolazkin, Olga Slavnikova, Andrey Rubanov, Guzel Yakhina, Narine Abgaryan, Alexander Grigorenko.

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FOREIGN LITERATURE

Selects the most important fiction books of the 21st century, written in a foreign language and translated into Russian. A long list of this nomination is compiled by experts and is considered a real navigator of foreign literature. The long list is announced in March. The laureate - a foreign writer and translator of the book into Russian - will be announced in October. Laureates of the nomination: Ruth Ozeki, Orhan Pamuk, Mario Vargas Llosa, Amos Oz, Hernan Rivera Letelier.

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EVENT

Celebrates a significant, in the opinion of the jury and experts, event in cultural life (book festival, theatrical performance, documentary literature, film adaptation). Laureates: festival of children's books "LiteraTula", Avdotya Smirnova's film "The story of one appointment".

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SELECTING READERS

The Samsung Readers' Choice Special Prize recognizes a book selected by readers in an open Internet vote. Its laureate receives a professional trip to South Korea as a gift.

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