At the book fair Non/fictio№20, which on Wednesday opened its doors for publishers, authors and readers of Russia and 24 countries participating in the international forum, announced the winners of the Award of Andrei Bely, the Russian is the oldest independent literary award.
This year’s winner of the award in the nomination “Poetry” was the Moscow poet and novelist Andrei sen-Senkov with his poetry collection “Poems, beautiful in profile”. In the category “Prose” won the Metropolitan, the artist, writer and critic Pavel Pepperstein from the book “the Traitor of hell.”
In the nomination “Humanitarian researches” prize was awarded to Moscow music expert and editor of the magazine “Afisha” Felix Sandalov with the book “Formalin. The story of one of the scenes.” In the category “Literary criticism and project” award was won by St. Petersburg poet and translator, critic and literary historian Valery Shubinskiy with the book “Players and igracima”. Riga.
Literary award for “Translation” was won by Riga poet and translator Sergey Moreino for poetic translations: Latvian (Juris Kunnoss), German (Johannes Bobrowski), Polish (Czeslaw Milosz). In the category of “merit For literature” awarded by the Estonian poet, essayist, translator Jan Kaplinsky from Tartu with the words “For the enrichment of Russian poetry a unique look and experience developed in different poetic culture.”
The award of Andrei Bely has existed since 1978. The content material of the award is one ruble, a bottle of vodka and an Apple.