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 The Blizzard
2011 - Igor Veshnivetskiy Leningrad: A Novel
2012 - Lev Rubinstein Signs of Attention
2013 - Àndrey Ivanov Kharbin Moths
2014 - Alexey Tsvetkov-junior The King of the Drowned
2015 - Danila Zaitsev The Story and Life of Danila Terentievich Zaitsev
2016 - Boris Lego Twilight Stories
2017 - Vladimir Sorokin Manaraga
2018 - Maria Stepanova Memory: In Memoriam
2019 - Alexander Stessin The New York Rounds