Posted on 03/08/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The finalists for the 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize were revealed yesterday.
The $50,000 prize, sponsored by the New Literary Project, honors a distinguished midcareer author of fiction who has demonstrated a "widespread appeal" among readers.
The winner will also then be in residence at the University of California, Berkeley, and in the Bay Area in October 2022.
Here are the contenders; a winner will be announced in April.
The Index of Self-Destructive Acts, by Christopher Beha
The Trees, by Percival Everett
Matrix, by Lauren Groff
Intimacies, by Katie Kitamura
Hell of a Book, by Jason Mott
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