The winner of the annual competition-workshop for literary criticism was announced on January 23, 2016, in the new Conference Hall of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. The ceremony was opened by Prof. Licheva.
The jury included Assoc. Prof. Dr. Darin Tenev, Senior Asst. Dr. Daria Karapetkova and Senior Asst. Dr. Maria Kalinova; it presented an analysis of the results of the competition. Each of the winning authors shared his vision for a choice of book and approach in the study. The Executive Director of the NEF “13 Centuries Bulgaria”, Mitko Todorov, announced the winner of the grand prize “13 Centuries Bulgaria” 2015 – Simona Gospodinova, for her review “About The Fox and the potential of the novel”; it is a text examining the culture of the novel by Galin Nikiforov.