Posted on 03/06/2020 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The shortlist for the 2020 Joyce Carol Oates Prize was announced yesterday in a private ceremony.
The $50,000 prize, sponsored by the Simpson Literary Project, honors a distinguished midcareer author of fiction.
A winner is expected later this month.
Chris Bachelder, author of The Throwback Special.
Maria Dahvana Headley, author of The Mere Wife.
Rebecca Makkai, author of The Great Believers.
Daniel Mason, author of The Winter Soldier.
Peter Orner, author of Maggie Brown & Others: Stories.
Dexter Palmer, author of Mary Toft; or The Rabbit Queen.
Kevin Wilson, author of Nothing to See Here.
Read more about the Joyce Carol Oates Prize and its winner's duties on the award website.
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