Posted on 06/18/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For the first time in its eighty-plus-year history, the Carnegie Medal has gone to a writer of color. Slam poet Elizabet...

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Posted on 06/12/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having your debut novel published is exciting. Having it win a prize that brings nearly $113,000 with it? Astounding. Mi...

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Posted on 06/06/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2019 has been a good year for author Tayari Jones. In less than two months, she’s won two prizes for her novel An...

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Posted on 06/04/2019 at 03:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Twenty-five books can now boast of having won a Lambda Literary Award. The “Lammys” were handed out las...

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Posted on 06/03/2019 at 11:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay has won this year’s PEN Pinter prize, established in the memory of playwright and...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry, The Guardian

Posted on 05/22/2019 at 09:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to author Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth on winning the Man Booker International Prize! Alh...

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Posted on 05/14/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order for two authors who received prestigious literary prizes yesterday! The Guardian was no dou...

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Posted on 05/02/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi will be honored as the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winner on Saturday night. Oloomi...

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Posted on 04/26/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the winners of the Edgar Allen Poe Awards, announced last night! Below are the literary works that re...

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Posted on 04/18/2019 at 01:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

TIME magazine has named several authors to its annual list of the hundred most influential people. They are: Marlon Jame...

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