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.

WILSON by A. Scott Berg

WILSON by A. Scott Berg

May 16, 2014

A. Scott Berg’s biography of Woodrow Wilson is on the longlist for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. Putnam published the book September 10, 2013.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek Miller

April 25, 2014

Derek Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT is a finalist for the Indie Choice Debut novel award. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book on May 21, 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

April 25, 2014

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN was shortlisted for Mountains & Plains Booksellers Reading the West Book Award. Ecco published the book on January 8, 2013.

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

April 16, 2014

The audio version of THE THINGS THEY CARRIED, which was narrated by Bryan Cranston, was nominated for an Audie Award for the Best Audiobook of 2013. Audible published their edition on October 15th 2013.