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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

James McBride's The Good Lord Bird is on the 2013 National Book Award shortlist!

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

James McBride on The National Book Award Longlist for Fiction

The 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction includes James McBride for his most recent novel, The Good Lord Bird. The full list was announced September 19, and can be viewed here.
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Friday, August 23, 2013

Ramona Ausubel wins PEN Center USA 2013 Fiction Award

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Chang-rae Lee Nominated for the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

The Neustadt Prize is the most prestigious international literary award given in the United States, often cited as “the American Nobel,” and is chosen solely on the basis of literary merit. Congrats to Chang-rae Lee on his nomination! To learn more about the award, go here.
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Two Riverhead authors are finalists for the 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize

Congrats to Anton DiSclafani and Dina Nayeri! Their books The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls and A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea are nominated for the 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize by the Center for Fiction. Read more about the award here.
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Two Riverhead authors are finalists for PEN awards!

Claire Vaye Watkins is a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, awarded to the author of a debut work of fiction, for her story collection Battleborn. Victoria Sweet's God's Hotel is a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction, which honors a distinguished book of general nonfiction possessing notable literary merit and critical perspective and illuminating important contemporary issues. To read more about the awards, click here. Congrats to the authors!
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Claire Vaye Watkins wins New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award 2013!

Congrats to Claire Vaye Watkins, author of Battleborn, for winning the prestigious Young Lions Fiction Award!
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Monday, May 06, 2013

Riverhead has two New York Public Library 2013 Young Lions Fiction Award finalists: Ramona Ausubel and Claire Vaye Watkins

Both Ramona Ausbel, author of No One Is Here Except All of Us and A Guide to Being Born, and Claire Vaye Watkins, author of Battleborn, are finalists for the New York Public Library's 2013 Young Lions Fiction Award. The award honors the works of dynamic, young, first time-authors. Read more here.
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Monday, April 15, 2013

Helen Oyeyemi, author of MR. FOX, is named one of Granta Magazine’s Best Young British Novelists

Helen Oyeyemi was named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists! Past honorees have included Salman Rushdie, David Mitchell, and Sarah Waters. To see the full 2013 list, click here
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Friday, March 15, 2013

Claire Vaye Watkins wins 2012 Story Prize!

Claire Vaye Watkins, author of Battleborn, won the 2012 Story Prize for her collection. To read more about the award, click here.
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