News - Literary Awards

News - Literary Awards

June 17, 2022

THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV by Dawnie Walton was longlisted for the 2022 Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, which “honors a work of fiction from the previous calendar year that speaks with an ‘American Voice’ about American experiences.” 37 Ink published the novel on March 30, 2021.

June 17, 2022

THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr. was longlisted for the 2022 Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, which “honors a work of fiction from the previous calendar year that speaks with an ‘American Voice’ about American experiences.” G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the book on January 5, 2021.

June 17, 2022

EVERYTHNG NOW by Rosecrans Baldwin is a Gold Medal winner for the 91st annual California Book Award in the California category. MCD published the hardcover edition on June 15, 2021, and Picador published the paperback on June 14, 2022.

June 10, 2022

HADES, ARGENTINA by Daniel Loedel is one of 3 finalists for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for 2022. Riverhead Books published the novel on January 12, 2021.

June 10, 2022

THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV by Dawnie Walton is one of 3 finalists for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for 2022. 37 Ink published the novel on March 30, 2021.

May 26, 2022

THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr. is a finalist for the 2022 Chautauqua Prize, which aims to “celebrate a book that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and to honor the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts.” The Chautauqua Institution praises THE PROPHETS as a “stunning work” that “fearlessly reveals the pain and suffering of inheritance, but is also shot through with hope, beauty, and truth, portraying the enormous, heroic power of love.” The winner will be announced in early June. G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the book on January 5, 2021.

May 13, 2022

THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr. was announced as the winner of The Publishing Triangle’s Edmund White Debut Fiction Award, which “recognizes outstanding first novels or story collections by LGBTQ authors.”
G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the book on January 5, 2021.

May 13, 2022

The ACCIDENTALLY WES ANDERSON website has won two Webby Awards: the Webby Award for Websites and Mobile Sites in the “Art, Design, and Culture” category, awarded by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and the People’s Voice Award in the “Art, Design, and Culture” category, awarded by the voting public. Now in their 26th year, the Webby Awards have long recognized “the best of the internet.” Voracious published the ACCIDENTALLY WES ANDERSON book on October 20, 2020.

May 13, 2022

Daniel Loedel’s debut novel HADES, ARGENTINA was shortlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Riverhead Books published the book on January 12, 2021.

May 6, 2022

BROTHER, SISTER, MOTHER, EXPLORER by Jamie Figueroa was shortlisted for the 32nd Annual Reading the West Book Award, in the Debut Fiction category. The winners will be announced on June 7 via a virtual ceremony on Zoom. Catapult published the novel on March 2, 2021.