Echo Literary Awards Ceremony [Photo/zhoushan.cn]
The Echo Literary Awards Ceremony is an activity to commemorate Echo, a famous Taiwan author who lived in the Sahara Desert and wrote many interesting stories. Its ancestral home is at Xiaosha Town of Zhoushan. The biennial ceremony was launched in 2016 in Dinghai district. It is now one of the three major literary awards in Zhejiang province, together with the Yu Dafu Novel Awards and the Xu Zhimo Poetry Awards.
Dinghai district has held a series of literary activities themed on “Echo Memories” under the Echo Literary Awards, such as the establishment of an Echo Memorial Hall, Echo Research Society and Echo Culture Forum.
The Echo Literary Awards Ceremony 2018 was held on April 20, giving out prizes for prose collections and single prose pieces.