THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

June 7, 2013

Carter Sickels won the Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award, an award granted at the 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards that celebrates distinguished LGBT writing. Bloomsbury published THE EVENING HOUR on January 17, 2012.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

June 7, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was named one of the AARP’s twelve “Summer Reads for 2013” by the AARP, won an AudioFile Earphones Award, and debuted this week at #15 on the German bestseller list. The AARP said, “Miller’s novel becomes a stunning examination of how our lives shape our character, and how our allegiances shape our destiny.”

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

June 4, 2013

Gavin Corbett’s THIS IS THE WAY won the 2013 Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award, the largest monetary prize for fiction available solely to Irish authors. Colm Tóibín presided over the award ceremonies. Farrar, Straus and Giroux published the book on March 5, 2013.

Sarah Frisch

“HOUSEBREAKING” by Sarah Frisch

May 24, 2013

Sarah Frisch received a Pushcart Prize for her story “Housebreaking,” published in the Winter 2012 edition of The Paris Review. It will appear in the annual Pushcart Prize anthology, 2014 edition.

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

May 10, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s, NO ONE IS HERE EXECEPT ALL OF US is a finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award. The award is given by the New York Public Library and honors the works of “dynamic, young, first time-authors” under the age of 35. The winner will be announced on May 20. Riverhead published the book February 2, 2012.

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

May 10, 2013

Gavin Corbett’s THIS IS THE WAY is shortlisted for Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award 2012-13. The award is the largest monetary prize for fiction available solely to Irish authors, and the winner will be announced at the 2013 Listowel Writers’ Week on May 29. Faber and Faber published the book March 5, 2013.

A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

May 3, 2013

April Bloomfield’s A GIRL AND HER PIG was awarded first place for a cookbook by The Book Industry Guild of New York at their 27th Annual awards show. Ecco published the book April 12, 2012.

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER by Jasper Fforde

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER by Jasper Fforde

May 3, 2013

Jasper Fforde’s THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER was awarded second place in young adult fiction by The Book Industry Guild of NY at their 27th Annual awards show. Harcourt Children’s Books published the book October 2, 2012.

Morton L. Janklow, Lynn Nesbit & Mayor Bloomberg

2013 New York Literary Honors

April 26, 2013

Morton L. Janklow and Lynn Nesbit were presented with the New York City Literary Honors Award in the category of Literary Life by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on April 23, 2013.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

April 26, 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER won The Los Angeles Times Book Award for a biography.