Regulations on the ANNUAL "Literary Prize of Irpin"
14.04.2021
Regulations on the ANNUAL "Literary Prize of Irpin"

Irpen Literary Prize is an annual all-Ukrainian prize in the field of literature, founded in 2020 by the Brave Society and the Irpen Investment Council. The task of the award is to find new authors in order to motivate them to further creativity. The award has four nominations: prose, poetry, a special award for children's literature (it was in Irpen that the writer, author of "The Adventures of the Stranger" Mykola Nosov lived) and for books already published by Ukrainian authors. Unpublished manuscripts of authors who have not yet published any books, but have published their works in collective collections or anthologies, are accepted for consideration by the jury. The age and geography of the applicants for the award is unlimited. The subject of the works and their volume are free.

Deadline for submission of works annually until December 31.

The awarding of the prize winners takes place on March 21 of the year following the submission of works. Three winners of the Irpen Literary Prize - winners in the nominations "Prose", "Poetry" and "Literature for Children" - will receive UAH 50,000 each. Also on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Irpen Investment Council Volodymyr Karplyuk announced the establishment of an additional nomination for the Irpen Literary Prize - "for already published books by Ukrainian authors" additional bonus fund of 150,000 hryvnias. In addition, LLC "Brave" has set an additional incentive premium of 10 thousand UAH. Thus, the total prize fund of the Irpen Literary Prize amounted to 310,000 hryvnias.

Manuscripts should be sent in Microsoft Word format (with photos, biography and contact details of the author) to e-mail ykrnayka@gmail.com The subject of the letter is "Irpen Literary Prize".