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Russian Literary Awards

Resources related to major contemporary Russian literary awards.

Description

BELKIN PRIZE

ПРЕМИЯ ИВАНА ПЕТРОВИЧА БЕЛКИНА

http://belkin-premium.ru/ - official site

 

 

 

Belkin Prize is the only literary award in the world which is named after a fictional literary character. Ivan Petrovich Belkin is an author of the famous Belkin’s stories, written by Pushkin. The award was established in 2001 by Znamia literary magazine and EKSMO publishing house. The prize is awarded to the best short novel/novella (Russian: povest’) written in Russian and first published during the current calendar year. The winner is announced in Moscow during Maslenitsa week (Russian Mardi Gras, February – March) and receives 150 000 rubles, the four finalists receive 50 000 rubles.

Pictures

Belkin's Stories

front page of the first edition

Ivan Petrovich Belkin

2009. Panel of judges

2010. Award ceremony

Afanasii Mamedov

2010 winner

2011 Finalists

2012 Award Ceremony

Irina Povolotskaia

2012 Winner

2013 Award Ceremony

Tatiana Tolstaia

2013 Winner