2017 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

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PEN America Center, founded in 1922 and based in New York City, works to advance literature, to defend free expression, and to foster international literary fellowship. It has an extensive program of annual awards and fellowships that serve to recognize recent outstanding endeavors in various literary fields and to encourage different forms of literary production. [….]

National Book Critics Circle 2016 Finalists Announced

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The National Book Critics Circle has announced the finalists for their 2016 awards, as well as the recipients of three annual awards. Take a look! AUTOBIOGRAPHY The Iceberg by Marion Coutts In Gratitude by Jenny Diski Lab Girl by Hope Jahren The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar The Song [….]

2015 Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced

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Americans have the Nebula Awards.  The Brits have the BSFA Awards.  And the Australians have the Aurealis Awards. Aurealis is an Australian speculative fiction magazine, launched in 1990 to provide a market for Australian speculative fiction writers, and with a further aim to raise authors’ public profiles; they instituted the Aurealis Awards in 1995.  New [….]