Created in the mid-1980s, the Audience Award of the RTS (formerly Price Auditors RSR) is presented annually at the Book Fair. It rewards a Swiss or foreign author living in Switzerland. Only novels and short stories are retained. Works translated into French are welcome.
The Prize is chaired since 2003 by Patrick Ferla. The winner receives a prize worth CHF 10'000. - And his novel is offered to members of the partner of the RTS, France Loisirs Switzerland.
In 2014, the Audience Award had been awarded to Roland Buti for his book « Le Milieu de l’horizon ».