Calendar for the Prize in 2016
15th of March 2016 – start of nominations for the prize.
31st of July 2016 – closing date for accepting applications.
21st of October 2016 – announcement of the longlist and the start of voting for the audience prize.
1st of November 2016 - start of readers' vote
2nd of November 2016 – announcement of the shortlist and reading finalists’ works at the VI Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair (KRYAKK).
24th of January 2017 – talk show with selection and award presentation to the winner, as well as presentation of the audience prize.