PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZE 2018: How to APPLY
The prize of £5,000 is awarded to a work of non-fiction about Russia or the Russian-speaking world, accessible to the general reader and first published in English between 1 January and 31 December 2017.
-Translations of books first published in Russian and other languages are encouraged and actively sought.
- A single winner will be selected.
- The prize of £5,000 is awarded to the author and the winner will be announced in early summer 2017.
- The closing date for entries is: 31 December 2017.
Publishers should make every effort to ensure winning/shortlisted authors are available for interviews and present at the award ceremony, and agree to publicise the status of any winning titles including in new/paperback editions.
The Pushkin House Russian Book Prize is overseen by an advisory board made up of:
- Sir Rodric Braithwaite, former British ambassador to Moscow and author of Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89
- Andrew Jack (chair), trustee, Pushkin House, and journalist at the Financial Times
- Bridget Kendall, Master, Peterhouse College, Cambridge University
- Andrew Nurnberg, Managing Director, Andrew Nurnberg Associates literary agency
- Marc Polonsky, trustee, The Polonsky Foundation
- Douglas Smith, historian, translator, author and winner of the 2013 (inaugural) Pushkin House prize
If you have any questions about the Prize or eligibility, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please complete one copy of this form for each title you are submitting and send 7 physical copies of each title to the following address: Rebecca Ostrovsky, Pushkin House, 5a Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA
In addition, please send an e-version of your book (mobi or ePub preferred but PDF acceptable), the author photograph (jpg), and the book cover image (jpg) to the following email: email@example.com