Opened the reception of applications for participation in the literary competition named after Korney Chukovsky. The prize for authors of children’s books established this spring, said Natalia Sergunina, Deputy Mayor of Moscow. Writers can submit their work until September 13.
participation is open To writers whose new works first published in Russian in the year preceding the year of the competition, either in the current year, but not later than the date of announcement of the application deadlines.
you can Apply on the official website of the award. You may enter the contact information for the author to communicate brief information about the work to attach the PDF file of the publications indicating a unique number that identifies a book, year of release, and the publisher’s name. Application may be submitted by any citizen of Russia.
there are a Total of seven nominations: “the Best work in prose for children under the age of seven years”, “the Best work in prose for children aged eight to 12 years”, “the Best poetry collection for children aged up to seven years”, “the Best poetry collection for children aged eight to 12 years”, “the Best translation into Russian language works for children under the age of seven years” “The best translation into Russian language works for children aged eight to 12 years” and “the Best literary work for children by the readers”.
Work will be evaluated by a jury panel composed of famous writers and experts. The winner in the nomination “the Best literary work for children by readers” will be determined by the users of the project “Active citizen”. From late October to mid-November on the project website will vote, to participate in which will be able to attend.
the Winners in each category will receive one million rubles. If the book was released several authors (no more than five people), the reward will be divided between them in equal shares. Diploma of the prize will be awarded to each member of the writing team. To follow the latest information on the contest website.