Posted on 05/24/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Firecracker Awards are in their eighth year now, but 2022 marks the first time that there'll be a cash prize associated with them.

The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, which administers the award celebrating indie publishing, will reveal the winners on June 23.

Here are the books in the running; the winning author/translator will receive $1,000, with another $1,000 going to the press.

Fiction 

Creative nonfiction 

Poetry 

You can see the magazines that are competing for their own Firecracker at the CLMP's website.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

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