Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Russian Literary Awards

Resources related to major contemporary Russian literary awards.

Season 2020-2021

First prize Leonid Iuzefovich for Filellin

Second prize Maiia Kucherskaia for Leskov. Prozevannyi genii

Third prize Viktor Remizov for Vechnaia merzlota

First prize: Narine Abgarian for Simon 

Second prize: Aleksei Poliarinov for Rif

Third prize: Marina Stepnova for Sad

The long list of 41 books was announced in April 2021.

The short list of 13 books was announced in June 2021:

Narine Abgarian. Simon
Dmitrii Bavil'skii. Zhelanie byt' gorodom
Iurii Buida. Sady Viverny
Oksana Vasiakina. Rana
Evgenii Vodolazkin. Opravdanie Ostrova
Mikhail Gigolashvili. Koka
Andrei Dmitriev. Etot bereg
Maiia Kucherskaia. Leskov. Prozevannyi genii
Vladimir Papernyi. Arkhiv Shul'tsa
Aleksei Poliarinov. Rif
Viktor Remizov. Vechnaia merzlota
Marina Stepnova. Sad
Leonid Iuzefovich.Filellin