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Short published list of nomineesfor the Korney Chukovsky Prize in the field of children’s literature. It includes 21 works.
The works were evaluated by well-known literary figures, including the Russian children’s novelist, poet and playwright, screenwriter and radio host Andrei Usachev, journalist and great-grandson of Korney Chukovsky Dmitry Chukovsky, deputy director of the Korney Chukovsky Museum, literary critic, sound archivist and head of the poetry department of the Novy Mir magazine Pavel Kryuchkov, literary critic, public figure, children’s writer and specialist in children’s poetry, literary critic, columnist for children’s literature and member of the Writers’ Union of Russia Natalya Savushkina.
On October 26, a press conference was held at which Moscow Department of Culture and the jury members summed up the preliminary results of the competition and announced the shortlisted nominees. On its basis, winners will be selected in seven nominations. In addition, at the press conference, they spoke about the award ceremony and discussed the development of children’s literature.
And in project “Active Citizen” On October 26, voting began, during which the winner in the nomination “The best work for children in the opinion of readers” will be determined. It will run until November 10. The announcement of the winners and the award ceremony will take place on November 27, the winner in each category will receive one million rubles.
The shortlist is published on website award.
Korney Chukovsky Literary Prize established in MoscowHow the first Korney Chukovsky literary competition will be held
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