Prizes Archives - The Millions
April 21, 2017
Six titles make the Man Booker International Prize Shortlist.
April 18, 2017
Behold the finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards.
April 11, 2017
The world’s most valuable annual literary award for a single work of fiction published in English.
April 10, 2017
The Pulitzer jury named Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad this year’s winner in the fiction category.
January 17, 2017
The finalists for the NBCC Book Award have been announced.
November 16, 2016
The big prize for fiction went to Colson Whitehead.
October 25, 2016
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
Whole books have been written, whole careers launched, with discussion of the lyrics of Bob Dylan.
October 6, 2016
The National Book Award finalists are announced.
September 22, 2016
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.”