Posted on 04/19/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Belated congratulations are in order for author Brandon Taylor, who won the Story Prize last week. Judges praised the precision,"...

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Posted on 04/06/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to author Rabih Alameddine, whose novel The Wrong End of the Telescope has won the 2022 PEN/Faulkner Award for...

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Posted on 04/04/2022 at 07:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the O. Henry Prizes! As you might guess from the name, the awards honor...

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Posted on 03/21/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ladee Hubbard's last short-story collection won both the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award...

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Posted on 03/15/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Little did the authors of two March releases know how timely their books would feel. Marie Yovanovitch, a former US...

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Posted on 03/14/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here's one more book release to look forward to in the fall: a story collection from George Saunders. The Lincoln...

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Posted on 03/01/2022 at 12:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many readers find it tempting to seek autobiographical moments or influences in a writer’s work. That type of bookworm will...

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Posted on 03/01/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An appropriately eerie donation has been made to the Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia. The Guardian reports that literary collector...

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Posted on 02/24/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have an addition to the October book-release lineup: Leonard Cohen. The Guardian reports that Cohen's previously unpublished 1956 novel,...

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Posted on 02/23/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Interactive children’s books are nothing new — remember the choose-your-own-adventure series? Author Adam Rubin is taking that concept a step...

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