Bulgarian National Fund “13 Centuries Bulgaria” continues the tradition of the National literary prize “BULGARIAN NOVEL OF THE YEAR”. The latest competition was organized by the Foundation “VIK” in 2009.
The jury, comprising some of the most eminent Bulgarian literary critics and writers, such as Prof. Milena Tsaneva, Milena Kirova, Mikhail Nedelchev, Tsvetan Rakjovski and the poet Bojko Lambovski, made the selection among the Bulgarian novels published during 2009-2010, and has nominated the following ten works:
- Izkhodut – by Vladimir Zarev (S.:Ciela, 2010)
- Tsinkograf – by Vladislav Todorov (S.:Fama, 2010)
- Liatoto na neudachnitsite – by Galin Nikiforov (S.:Ciela, 2010)
- Ulitsata na peperudite – by Kerana Angelova (S.:Znatsi, 2010)
- Nashington – by Mikhail Veshim (S.:Ciela, 2010)
- Niama da e vse taka – by Nikolaj Tabakov (S.:Anubis, 2009)
- Project Dostoevski – by Radoslav Parushev (S.:Ciela, 2009)
- Kolkoto do Shotlandetsa – by Rositsa Tasheva (S.:Colibri, 2010)
- Zeleno i zlatno – by Silviia Choleva (Pl.:Janet 45, 2010)
- Muzhe – by Tsveta Stoeva (S.:Ciela, 2010)
The prestigious literary prize “BULGARIAN NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2010" has been bestowed on the novel:
Liatoto na neudachnitsite – by Galin Nikiforov.