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Jesmyn Ward Wins Library of Congress Prize for Fiction

Jesmyn Ward has won the 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, which honors a writer whose body of work is “distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination.” […]

E.M. Schorb Receives Two Festival Honorable Mentions

E.M. Schorb’s Once Upon Each Time received a 2022 London Book Festival Honorable Mention for Poetry. His novel Needleneck was awarded Honorable Mention for Genre-based Fiction from the 2022 Los Angeles Book Festival.

2022 Lambda Literary Finalists Announced

The Lambda Literary Award finalists were announced earlier this week on March 15. Lauren Groff’s Matrix has been named a finalist for Lesbian Fiction. Rosamond S. King’s All the Rage has been named a finalist for Lesbian Poetry. For a […]

Albert Russo Wins 2022 Independent Press Award

Albert Russo’s Three Colors of the Rainbow: Arco’s fabled Paris, Venice and New York won the Independent Press Award’s 2022 Distinguished Favorites in the category of World Literature.

Lauren Groff Named Finalist for Joyce Carol Oates Prize

Lauren Groff’s Matrix was named a finalist for the 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize, which comes with a $50,000 award for a mid-career author of fiction “who has earned an extraordinarily distinguished reputation and garnered the widespread appeal of readers.”

Julia Sanches Wins PEN Literary Translation Prize

Authors Guild Council Member Julia Sanches’s translation of Migratory Birds by Mariana Oliver won the 2022 PEN Translation Prize. For a complete list of winners, please visit PEN America’s site. For a list of members who were finalists, see this […]

Megan Marshall Wins BIO Award

Megan Marshall has won the 2022 BIO Award, presented by the Biographers International Organization for her “contributions to the advancement of the art and craft of biography.”

James Richardson Wins 2021 BIBA

James F. Richardson’s Ramping Your Brand: How to Ride the Killer CPG Growth Curve won a 2021 Best Indie Book Award in the category of Nonfiction: Business.

Four Members Nominated for PEN America’s Translation Prizes

PEN America announced the finalists of their 2022 Literary Awards on January 26. Kareem James Abu-Zeid’s translation of Najwan Darwish’s Exhausted on the Cross was nominated for a PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Sean Cotter’s translation of FEM by […]

2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals Announced

The 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence were announced on January 23. Tom Lin’s The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu won the Fiction medal. Lauren Groff’s Matrix was named a finalist. For a complete list of finalists in both the […]