The International Union of Writers (IUW) announced the winners of several awards during Aelita 2020: the XXXVII International Literary Festival of Fiction, held online December 18-20, 2020:
- Michael Swanwick
Bugrov Award (named after V.I. Bugrov)
- Sergey Volkov
- Leon Smith
- Sasha Krugosvetov
Order of the Knight of Science Fiction Award (named after I.G. Khalymbadzhi)
- Nikolay Kalinichenko
The literary festival combined the Aelita Convention, Second International Literary Festival named after Alexander Pushkin, and the “New Tale” All-Russian Literary Award given in memory of Pavel Petrovich Bazhov. Swanwick is the first American recipient of the award, and is president of the IUW.
For more information, see the IUW website.
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