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The Gratiaen Prize is an annual literary prize for the best work of literary writing in English by a resident of Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1992 by the Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist Michael Ondaatje with the money he received as joint-winner of the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient. The prize is named after Michael Ondaatje's mother, Doris Gratiaen. Administered by a Trust based in Sri Lanka, the Gratiaen Prize accepts printed books and manuscripts in a range of genres including fiction, poetry, drama, creative prose and literary memoir. Entries can be submitted by both authors and publishers. Submissions are accepted between 1 and 31 December in a given year. These are assessed by a panel of three judges appointed by the Trust who are required to short-list three to fiv

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  • The Gratiaen Prize is an annual literary prize for the best work of literary writing in English by a resident of Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1992 by the Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist Michael Ondaatje with the money he received as joint-winner of the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient. The prize is named after Michael Ondaatje's mother, Doris Gratiaen. Administered by a Trust based in Sri Lanka, the Gratiaen Prize accepts printed books and manuscripts in a range of genres including fiction, poetry, drama, creative prose and literary memoir. Entries can be submitted by both authors and publishers. Submissions are accepted between 1 and 31 December in a given year. These are assessed by a panel of three judges appointed by the Trust who are required to short-list three to five entries. The short-list event (open to the public) is usually held in April and hosted by the British Council, Colombo. The gala at which the winner is announced is held some weeks later at a venue selected by the Trust and the event sponsors and is for invitees only. (en)
  • Премия Гратьяен (Gratiaen Prize) — ежегодная литературная премия за лучшее произведение на английском языке, написанное резидентом Шри-Ланки. Учреждена в 1992 году известным канадским писателем и поэтом ланкийского происхождения Филиппом Майклом Ондатчи, который использовал для неё полученную им Букеровскую премию. Премия носит имя матери Майкла Ондатчи — Дорис Гратьяен. Сумма гонорара составляет 200 тыс. ланкийских рупий. Для номинации принимаются опубликованные книги и рукописи различных жанров (поэзия, проза, драма, литературные мемуары). Срок подачи материалов с 1 по 31 декабря года, за который присуждается премия. Отбор осуществляется жюри, назначаемым трестом премии (находится в Коломбо). Шорт-лист определяется обычно в апреле. (ru)
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  • The Gratiaen Prize is an annual literary prize for the best work of literary writing in English by a resident of Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1992 by the Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist Michael Ondaatje with the money he received as joint-winner of the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient. The prize is named after Michael Ondaatje's mother, Doris Gratiaen. Administered by a Trust based in Sri Lanka, the Gratiaen Prize accepts printed books and manuscripts in a range of genres including fiction, poetry, drama, creative prose and literary memoir. Entries can be submitted by both authors and publishers. Submissions are accepted between 1 and 31 December in a given year. These are assessed by a panel of three judges appointed by the Trust who are required to short-list three to fiv (en)
  • Премия Гратьяен (Gratiaen Prize) — ежегодная литературная премия за лучшее произведение на английском языке, написанное резидентом Шри-Ланки. Учреждена в 1992 году известным канадским писателем и поэтом ланкийского происхождения Филиппом Майклом Ондатчи, который использовал для неё полученную им Букеровскую премию. Премия носит имя матери Майкла Ондатчи — Дорис Гратьяен. Сумма гонорара составляет 200 тыс. ланкийских рупий. (ru)
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  • Gratiaen Prize (en)
  • Премия Гратьяен (ru)
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