ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengetsu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengetsu

October 3, 2014

Dinaw Mengesu’s ALL OUR NAMES has been nominated for the inaugural Kirkus Prize in fiction. The winner will receive $50,000 and will be announced at an awards ceremony in Austin, TX on October 23. The New York Times called ALL OUR NAMES “deeply moving” and The New York Times Book Review said “you can’t turn the pages fast enough.” ALL OUR NAMES was published by Knopf on March 4, 2014.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

September 5, 2014

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS has been shortlisted for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, awarded by the Center for Fiction for the best debut novel of the year. Little, Brown published the book on March 5, 2014.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

September 5, 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA has been shortlisted for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, awarded by the Center for Fiction for the best debut novel of the year. Grove Atlantic published the book on July 2, 2014.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

August 28, 2014

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN was named a finalist for the 2014 PEN USA Literary Award in Fiction. Simon & Schuster published the book on February 19, 2013.

Kiese Laymon, LONG DIVISION

Kiese Laymon

August 7, 2014

Kiese Laymon is the Fiction Winner of the 2014 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, for his 2013 novel LONG DIVISION. The award is given jointly by The Stanford University Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation. Laymon’s novel and memoir are forthcoming from Bloomsbury.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

July 21, 2014

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS has been longlisted for 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, awarded to the best debut novel of the year by the Center For Fiction. Reagan Arthur Books published the book on March 4, 2015.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

July 21, 2014

James Scott’s THE KEPT has been longlisted for 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, awarded to the best debut novel of the year by the Center For Fiction. Picador published the book on December 24, 2013.

Sherri Fink, FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL

Sherri Fink, FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL

July 14, 2014

FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL was one of two finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction. Crown published the book on September 10, 2013.

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

June 10, 2014

Lucy Corin’s ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES has been longlisted for the 2014 International Frank O’Connor Short Story Award. McSweeney’s published the book on August 27, 2013.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

May 29, 2014

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT won the eDunnit Award for best crime fiction e-book, and the Goldsboro Last Laugh Award for best humorous crime novel. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book on May 21, 2013.