Prizes Archives - The Millions
May 4, 2016
Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World — translated by Lisa Dillman — and Angélica Freitas’s Rilke Shake — translated by Hilary Kaplan — won this year’s Best Translated Book Awards.
April 19, 2016
This year’s winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 4th, both online at Three Percent and live in person at The Folly in Manhattan.
April 18, 2016
An examination of the Vietnam War’s legacy takes home the prize.
November 19, 2015
The 2015 National Book Award winners were announced in New York City. The big prize for Fiction went to Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson
October 14, 2015
Book award season is peaking along with the autumn leaves as the National Book Award shortlists have been released in four categories.
October 14, 2015
Do literary prizes reward greatness or works that, like a fine wine, gain stature over time? Do they simply reflect the taste of the jury at a particular moment in history? Or is it a little of both?
October 13, 2015
James is the first Jamaican-born writer to win the Prize.
October 8, 2015
Alexievich, at danger to her own self, visited the area surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear reactor and interviewed anybody she could find who would talk.
September 29, 2015
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 21, 2015
Overall, it’s fair to say that this year’s NBA longlist more accurately reflects the diversity of nonfiction as a genre and points toward innovations that promise to invigorate it.