Call for Entries: Norton Writer’s Prize

  “I have something to say to the world, and I have taken English 12 in order to say it well.”   —W. E. B. DU BOIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Norton Writer’s Prize will be awarded annually for an outstanding essay written by an undergraduate. Literacy narratives, literary and other textual analyses, reports, profiles, evaluations,… View Article


ABA Opens Nominations for Board Candidates

By Sydney Jarrard on Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018 The American Booksellers Association’s Nominating Committee, chaired by Annie Philbrick of Bank Square Books in Mystic, Connecticut, and Savoy Bookshop & Café in Westerly, Rhode Island, began its search today for qualified candidates to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2019. Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate, and… View Article

Edward Heward Bunker, American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, convicted felon and an actor.

PEN/Edward Bunker Prize to Celebrate Writers in Prison

NEW YORK (September 6, 2018)—PEN America announced the launch of the PEN/Edward Bunker Prize in Fiction today. Honoring the legacy of the famed crime fiction author and screenwriter, the PEN/Bunker Prize will celebrate short works in fiction by writers who are currently incarcerated and will be presented for the first time as part of the PEN America’s… View Article

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Announcing the 2018 Online Journalism Award Winners

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Superlative reporting on gun violence, government accountability and endangered wildlife led coverage that garnered top honors for 28 media organizations Saturday night at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, which closed the Online News Association Conference. At the 18th annual awards dinner, The Marshall Project, ProPublica and The Washington Post each took home a $5,000 General Excellence in Online… View Article

Chad Post Open Letters

Open Letter’s Chad Post Wins 2018 Ottaway Award

Chad W. Post, director of Open Letter Books and managing editor of Three Percent, will receive the 2018 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature, Words Without Borders announced today. 

Less, by Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction, 2018

2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction

Update: Andrew Sean Greer, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer prize for fiction, will be at the 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Washington Convention Center. Pulitzer Prizes in Letters, Drama, and Music were announced in May 2018 in a ceremony in New York City. Andrew won this year’s prize in the fiction… View Article

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