In Russia awarded the Gorky literary prize
At the Centre of development of the Russian language in Moscow announced the winners of the IV Gorky literary prize. As reports RIA Novosti, in the main nomination "Foma Gordeev" for the best fiction - defeated Vladimir Orlov.Eagles, best known for the novel "the Violist Danilov (1981), received the award for his book "Kamergersky lane" (2008).In poetry the category "do Not scold you my Muse..." defeated Konstantin Vanshenkin with a collection of "Whisper" (2008). In the category "Russia" (historical essays and studies) prize went to Aleksandr VAS'kin ("From Volkhonka to Znamenka").The victory in the nomination "My universities" ("for high professionalism and selfless service des lettres") went to Valentin Kurbatov, and in the section "Untimely thoughts" (journalism) award was awarded to Alisa Ganieva.As noted by RIA Novosti, the winners separately greeted Lyudmila Putin. Also at the event were the honorary Chairman of the jury of the Gorky prize Nikita Mikhalkov.Chairman of the jury of the prize - Sergey Yesin, the rector of the literary Institute named after Gorky. Also the jury is composed literary critic Lev Skvortsov, novelist and literary critic Mikhail Popov, member of the Board of the development Centre of the Russian language Nikolay tyuterev and writer Alexey Varlamov.Gorky the award was established in 2005, the Russian cultural Foundation and the publishing house "Literary studies". In 2008, the composition of its founders became the Center of development of the Russian language. The purpose of this award is to support authors who, building on the traditions of classical Russian literature, most fully reflect the processes occurring in society and literature. The monetary part of the Gorky prize this year amounted to 60 thousand rubles. Source: Russia awarded the Gorky literary prize.