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 rebecca.ostrovsky@pushkinhouse.org.uk

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: rebecca.ostrovsky@pushkinhouse.org.uk

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