Shortlist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature Announced

News and Events WLT Top row (left to right): Laurie Halse Anderson, Eric Gansworth, Meg Medina. Middle row: Linda Sue Park, Mitali Perkins, Jason Reynolds. Bottom row: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Laurel Snyder, Alex Wheatle Finalists for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, sponsored by World Literature Today, were announced today at the University of Oklahoma. The NSK Prize is the most prestigious international children’s literary award given in the United States. A distinguished international jury of accomplished writers and artists selected the shortlist, with their sole criterion being the significant achievement of a writer or illustrator, either over a lifetime or in a single publication, as well as an ongoing, positive impact on children’s literature. The NSK Prize is celebrated for its exclusive focus on literary merit, being recognized as one of the most truly international literary awards given in the world. Robert Con Davis-Undiano, executive director of World Literature Today, heralded the list of finalists for its excellence: “The NSK Prize recognizes the very best of children’s and young adult literature.” He noted that “it is a special moment when the NSK can boost a writer on the way up.” The finalists for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature are: ・Laurie Halse Anderson ・Eric Gansworth ・Meg Medina ・Linda Sue Park ・Mitali Perkins ・Jason Reynolds ・Cynthia Leitich Smith ・Laurel... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

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