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Texas Authors 4th Annual Short Story Contest Underway

Texas Authors – The fourth annual Short Story Contest sponsored by Texas Authors is now underway.

NSK Children's Literature Prize

Jury Picked for the 2019 NSK Neustadt Kids Lit Prize

 World Literature Today, the award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, has announced who the jury members will be to select the finalists for the renowned NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. The biennial NSK Prize, which will next be awarded in 2019, recognizes the significant achievement of a writer, either over a lifetime or in a… View Article

From left: Joyce Carol Oates, Fredrik Backman and Jamila Woods. (Linnea Jonasson Bernholm; Jeff Zelevansky/AP; James C. Svehla/Chicago Tribune)

Lit Fest to Feature ‘A Man Called Ove’ Author Backman, Novelist Joyce Carol Oates

Best-selling authors Joyce Carol Oates and Fredrik Backman will be among the headliners at this year’s Printers Row Lit Fest, June 9-10.

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Award Winners

Patty Yumi Cotrell, award-winning debut novelist.

Barnes & Noble Names Winners of the 27th Annual Discover Awards

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced that Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Sorry to Disrupt the Peace (McSweeney’s), a darkly comic debut novel . . .

Annie Proulx, winner of the 2018 Library of Congress Prize for Fiction

Annie Proulx Wins 2018 Library of Congress Prize for Fiction

From: TheDay.com Annie Proulx has been named winner of the 2018 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. The honor recognizes an experienced writer whose body of work has “told us something new about the American experience.” Last year, she received the National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The 82-year-old Proulx, who was born in… View Article

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Pick 2018 Award Winners

Award winners – The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA), a non-profit association of independent bookstores from five Northwest states, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, each year picks six or more authors to be promoted in member stores during the winter and spring of 2018. 

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