The NOS Annual Literature Prize was founded by the Mikhail Prokhorov Charitable Foundation to discover and support new trends in contemporary Russian fiction.
The Prize is a new priority project for the Foundation, being a component of its large-scale educational programme under the title the World of Books. This programme block includes the organisation and support of the annual Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair (KRYAKK), a library grant competition, stocking libraries with high quality literature, the international Transcript programme, which supports the translation of Russian literature on humanities and fiction.
The winners of Literary Prize NOS / NEW PROSE:
2009 - Lena Eltang, "Stone Maples"
2010 - Vladimir Sorokin, "Blizzard"
2011 - Igor Veshnivetskiy, "Leningrad"
2012 - Lev Rubinstein, "Signs of Attentions"
2013 - Àndrey Ivanov, "Moths from Kharbin-city"
2014 - Alexey Tsvetkov-junior, "The King of the Drowned"
2015 - Danila Zaitsev, "The Story and the Life of Danila Terentievich Zaitsev"
2016 - Boris Lego, "Shadow Stories"