Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me. […] The post Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 National Book Awards Ceremony Will Be Virtual

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