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Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:08 pm
Awards Round Up
Posted by: Courtney Jones

burning-brightHere are some highlights from the literary awards season so far:

Ron Rash took home the £35,000 Frank O’Connor award for his short story collection Burning Bright.

The PEN USA Literary Awards now includes a “graphic literature” category. Matt Fraction won the inaugural prize for his outstanding body of work. Here are a few of the others joining Fraction in the winners circle:

Fiction

Mathilda Savitch, by Victor Lodato

Poetry

Multiversal, by Amy Catanzano

Creative nonfiction

This Lovely Life, by Vicki Forman

Research nonfiction
 
Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents, by Minal Hajratwala

Children’s/young adult literature

The Dunderheads, by Paul Fleischman

Translation

If I Were Another, by Mahmoud Darwish, Translation by Fady Joudah  

Exceptional first book

The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande, by Angela Garcia

For the complete list of winners visit the PEN USA website.

Lastly, the Giller Prize longlist was announced this week . Included among the 13 nominees was Avner Mandelman’s The Debba. The shortlist will be released on Oct. 5th.

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