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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Diaz denies all allegations against him in first media interview

Junot Diaz has conducted his first media interview since allegations of sexual impropriety against him surfaced, with the author saying he was “shocked” by the accusations whilst maintaining his innocence. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld postpones publication of Diaz picture book

Oneworld has postponed the publication of Junot Diaz's upcoming picture book, Islandborn, originally scheduled for this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Festival of Books preview with Junot Diaz, Lawrence Wright, Lucy Jones and more

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg. I’m writing this after the L.A. Times met our soon-to-be owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Friday and I am looking forward to the new era at our paper. I caught up with him afterward and invited him to the L.A. Times Festival of Books next weekend. I don’t... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rewrite for National Book Awards

The National Book Awards are getting a rewrite.New rules announced Tuesday include a "long list" of 10 nominees to be offered for each of the four competitive categories before being narrowed to the traditional five finalists. And the pool of judges will be expanded beyond writers to include... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards finalists include a surprised Carrie Arcos

Carrie Arcos, an L.A. mom whose first novel, 'Out of Reach,' is a young adult literature finalist, is in the company of Robert A. Caro, Junot Diaz and more.Carrie Arcos was mystified when she received an email from the National Book Foundation instructing her to call its office. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award finalists are announced

Junot Diaz, Dave Eggers, and Katherine Boo all made the cut for final consideration for the award. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Junot Diaz and other writers are awarded MacArthur genius grants

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz, reporter David Finkel, and writer Dinaw Mengestu were honored by the MacArthur Foundation, each receiving a $500,000 grant. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Group hit with age discrimination suit

Some well-kept secrets at Penguin Group, most notably the succession plan for its CEO, were put on display late Wednesday with the filing of an age discrimination lawsuit by the book publisher's former longtime head of corporate communications, Marilyn Ducksworth. Her lawyers charge Penguin with... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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