The mystical thriller “Through the Fire” by Evgenia Ovchinnikova became the winner of the “Electronic Letter – 2022” award in the field of electronic and audio books. “Voice of the Year” was Ilya Dementiev. Ovchinnikova and Dementiev will receive a cash prize in the amount of 300 thousand rubles and promotion in the services of the prize founder.
The jury consisted of writer Alexander Tsypkin, actors Lyubov Aksenova, Sergey Chonishvili, Yulia Vysotskaya, Alexander Klyukvin, Tatyana Shitova, Denis Kolesnikov, creator of the Courage-Bambay project, singer Svetlana Surganova, writers Ksenia Burzhskaya and Vera Bogdanova.
Evgenia Ovchinnikova has repeatedly become a finalist for the Kniguru Prize and a finalist for the Dmitry Gorchev Prize. The broadcaster and presenter Ilya Dementiev won the category of Best Performer in Science Fiction and Fantasy last season, and three years ago he received a special jury prize for acting.
Elizaveta Musatova won the “Relevance Out of Time” nomination with her novel “The Time of Beautiful People”, and Oksana Ilyina’s “Wife for 10 Years” won the Bestseller award among works of fiction.
Previously, Stephen King and Fyodor Dostoevsky became the most published authors in Russia in 2022. They are followed in the ranking by Erich Maria Remarque, George Orwell, Daria Dontsova and Jane Austen. We talk about it in more detail here.