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'

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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom

The National Book Award finalist answers 10 questions about her debut memoir The Yellow House. The post Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions

With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles. The post US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Marlon James named National Book Award finalist

Marlon James is among the National Book Awards' 25 finalists battling it out across categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People's Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 18:04:30 UTC ]
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The 2019 National Book Award Finalists are…

Here are the 25 finalists up for the National Book Awards in of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature: Finalists for Fiction: Susan Choi, Trust Exercise Henry Holt and Company / Macmillan Publishers Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Sabrina & Corina: Stories... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Kroscoczka’s ‘Hey, Kiddo’ Wins Book of the Year at Harvey Awards

'Hey Kiddo', Jarrett J. Kroscoczka’s bestselling gaphic memoir about familial dysfunction, won Book of the Year, while Fun Home author Alison Bechdel and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Harvey Awards ceremony, held Friday evening during New York Comic Con... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here is the 2019 Longlist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Day four of the National Book Foundations’ longlist announcements; today we’re looking at the ten titles judges Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Carolyn Kellogg, Mark Laframboise, Kiese Laymon, and Jeff Sharlet think illuminate “new perspectives on political, natural, cultural, historical, and personal... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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One of Elizabeth Warren’s strategists is longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry.

Another reason to be pro-Warren: she supports (and is supported by) poets. Turns out that one of the poets up for the National Book Award this year, Camonghne Felix, is also the Director of Surrogates & Strategic Communications at Elizabeth Warren for President. Felix has been longlisted for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Here’s the 2019 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry.

It’s day three of the National Book Foundation’s longlist announcements; today they’ve announced the list for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry. Publishers submitted a total of 245 books to be considered by judges Jos Charles, John Evans, Vievee Francis, Cathy Park Hong, and Mark... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Here's the National Book Awards' 2019 longlist for young people's literature

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the 2019 National Book Award longlist for young people's literature. Contenders tackle major sociopolitical issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Here is the Young People’s Literature Longlist for the 2019 National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books longlisted for this year’s National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, chosen from a total of 325 books submitted to the foundation by publishers. The judges for YPL are An Na, Elana K. Arnold, Kristen Gilligan, Varian Johnson, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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National Book Awards to honour ABA’s Oren Teicher

The US National Book Foundation will honour American Booksellers Association c.e.o. Oren J Teicher with a lifetime achievement accolade at the 70th National Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sally Rooney's Normal People wins big at British Book Awards

The Irish writer's "exceptional" novel beat Michelle Obama to the top prize at The British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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Mostly Lit podcast wins LBF Book Blog Award

A millennial podcast, a book and travel blog and an Instagram account have scooped prizes at The London Book Fair’s UK Book Blog Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wild Things wins inaugural British Book Awards Small Press accolade

Bath-based travel publisher Wild Things Publishing has won the inaugural British Book Awards Small Press of the Year, announced at the London Book Fair, and sponsored by the CPI Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Raúf, Gifford and Peintre win Blue Peter Book Awards

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