The Sverdlovsk Regional Inter-National Library invites you to participate in a literary contest “EthoPero”

The reception of entries for the International Literary Competition of Small Prose "EthnoPero" is launched. The organizers of the Contest are the Ministry of Culture of the Sverdlovsk region, the Sverdlovsk Regional Inter-National Library. The works are accepted until August 31, 2017.

The purpose of the contest is the formation of respectful attitude to representatives of various nationalities living in the Russian Federation; the prevention of extremism and various forms of intolerance.

The contest accepts prose works of small form (story, novel) in electronic form. Works can be either new or published earlier. Genre and style - no limits. The volume is no more than 40 000 characters.

The subject of the competition works should be connected with the peoples of Russia, their history and original culture. In addition, competitive works can be devoted to the themes of positive interethnic interaction and intercultural dialogue.

When submitting works for the contest, the application should indicate: the name and the pseudonym (if desired), author's age, country and city of residence, contact details; to present in an arbitrary form a creative biography of the author (up to 1,500 characters). Details on the terms of participation can be specified in the Regulations on the conduct of the contest.