22 books will compete for this year's Grand Caliber Award. From among them, the jurors will select seven titles. The winner will be announced during the International Crime Festival, which will be held in Wrocław on May 26-30.
The Great Caliber Prize has been awarded since 2004. It is awarded to the author of the best detective or sensational novel published in the year preceding the award.
As Kinga Kucharczyk from the festival's press office informed on Wednesday, the jury on the so-called 22 books have placed the long list this year.
The titles of the seven novels nominated for the 2021 Great Caliber Award will be announced on May 5, and the jury will select them from among the books on the long list.
The name of the winner of this year's award will be announced during a gala ceremony that will take place on May 29 in Wrocław, during the International Crime Festival. As in previous years, the winner will receive a statuette and a prize of PLN 25,000. PLN, funded by the mayor of Wrocław, Jacek Sutryk.
The International Crime Festival will be held this year on May 26-30. The full program of the event will be announced soon. (PAP)
Author: Agata Tomczyńskaa