The jury of the Angelus Award decided to honour the memory of Natalya Gorbanevskaya, the first chairperson of the jury, by establishing an award of her name. It is an honourable distinction for one of the seven books qualified for the final of Angelus. The winner is selected by the readers – they can vote, among others, on the Angelus Award website.
So far, the winners of the Award were: Pavol Rankov, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Varujan Vosganian and Andrea Tompa.
In 2018, the voting on www.angelus.com.pl was held between 12 September and 12 October. The winner of Natalya Gorbanevskaya Readers’ Award was Maciej Płaza.