Award for young authors «School» announced the beginning of the second season

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Dinitrate in fotobanka. Archival photoAward for young authors «School» announced the beginning of the second season© RIA Novosti / Alexander Dinitrate the image Bank

Young writers can submit their work to compete in the annual award «high school» Alexander Pushkin till February 28, the press service of the organizers of the awards.

Literary award «Lyceum» was established in the year 2017. It is awarded annually to young writers and poets whose works were printed or handwritten, has not previously been nominated for national literary award.

«The twenty-second of January 2018 annual award of «high school» Alexander Pushkin begins reception of works. Candidates the only one in Russia award for young writers can become writers and poets 15-35 years… Reception works for the contest will end on the 28th February,» — said the press service.

A short list of the prize will be about 20 works. The winners will be named in two categories – poetry and prose, each of which awarded three prizes. The total prize Fund for the awards is 4.8 million rubles.

The founders of the prize are the Russian book Union, Rospechat, the Literary Institute named after Gorky, the Association of literary magazines, «the Center of support of domestic literature», «Russian newspaper», «Literary newspaper» and the Lotte group of companies in Russia.