Prizes

October 1, 2014

Is There No Gender Equity in Nonfiction? 6

by

There are nonfiction genres in which women are prolific—namely memoir and the essay—but these forms get unaccountably short shrift from the major awards.

September 17, 2014

2014 National Book Award Longlists Released 2

by

An eclectic Fiction longlist includes a Millions staff writer, while the Non-Fiction longlist is surprisingly male dominated.

September 17, 2014

2014’s Literary Geniuses 1

by

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.”

September 9, 2014

Two Americans Round Out the 2014 Booker Shortlist (With Bonus Links) 0

by

Two Americans make a shortlist that includes a past winner and a three-time finalist.

July 23, 2014

Here Come the Americans: The 2014 Booker Prize Longlist 2

by

The experiment begins today, with Joshua Ferris, Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt, and Richard Powers representing the first crop of Americans to be featured on a Booker Prize longlist.

July 3, 2014

The Prizewinners 2013/2014 5

by

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2013/2014 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

April 14, 2014

The 2014 Pulitzer for Fiction Goes to Donna Tartt’s Goldfinch 0

by

Donna Tartt’s bestseller wins the fiction prize.

April 9, 2014

The 2014 IMPAC Shortlist Serves Up 10 Eclectic Titles 0

by

The IMPAC tends to be interesting for the breadth of books it considers, and the 2014 shortlist is no exception.

March 13, 2014

2013 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced 1

by

The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City.

January 23, 2014

Based on a True Story: The Fiction-Free Finalists for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar 0

by

This year’s five nominees spring from material that varies widely in tone and quality. This source material is not all bad, by any stretch. But there isn’t the handiwork of an untethered imagination in the pack.