Lviv - UNESCO City of Literature Award is the biggest literary award, awarded by City council in Ukraine. Award is founded for contributing and giving a public resonance to works of contemporary literature, that articulate the value of humanity, build the bridges of understanding, support freedom of speech and self-expression, cross-cultural communication and celebrating tolerance. The amount of prize is 150 thousand UAH. Also, with the state of Award, two special prizes of 25 000 UAH are rrovided.
Original and translated pieces, published for the first time in 2019 can be nominated. Also, among the technical requirements are fully and correct application form as well as the author's agreement added.
According to the results of technical selection, 76 books were selected for further participation in the Prize, among which there are books of both large and small publishing houses, public organizations, libraries. Well-known bestsellers and as yet unknown novels, prose, poetry and [not] children's fairy tales are adjacent here.
About who will fight for 150 000 UAH - later...