Prizes Archives - The Millions

April 21, 2017

The Man Booker International Prize Shortlist 0


Six titles make the Man Booker International Prize Shortlist.

April 18, 2017

The 2017 BTBA Finalists for Fiction and Poetry 0


Behold the finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards.

April 11, 2017

The 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award Shortlist 0


The world’s most valuable annual literary award for a single work of fiction published in English.

April 10, 2017

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Goes to Colson Whitehead 31


The Pulitzer jury named Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad this year’s winner in the fiction category.

January 17, 2017

NBCC 2016 Finalists, Leonard Prize, and Balakian Award Winners 0


The finalists for the NBCC Book Award have been announced.

November 16, 2016

2016 National Book Award Winners Announced 0


The big prize for fiction went to Colson Whitehead.

October 25, 2016

Paul Beatty Wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize 64


Novelist Paul Beatty has won this year’s Man Booker Prize for The Sellout, becoming the first American writer to win the Prize. Our own Matt Seidel reviewed the book earlier this year, calling Beatty’s voice “appealing, erudite, and entertaining”; you can trace those voice’s antecedents in this great piece by Alcy Leyva. Revisit this year’s Booker Shortlist.

October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan is the Surprise Winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature 21


Whole books have been written, whole careers launched, with discussion of the lyrics of Bob Dylan.

October 6, 2016

2016 National Book Award Finalists Announced 3


The National Book Award finalists are announced.

September 22, 2016

2016’s Literary Geniuses 43


The MacArthur grant awards $625,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”