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Randall Kenan on National Book Award Longlist

North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Randall Kenan’s final short story collection, If I Had Two Wings, has been longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction. Randall died unexpectedly last month. Returning to the fictional territory of Tims Creek, North Carolina in which two of his previous works also take place, the short […]

National Book Award Winners Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the winners of the 2019 National Book Award: YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE   TRANSLATED LITERATURE                     POETRY   NONFICTION FICTION

National Book Awards Open for Submissions

The 2019 National Book Awards are open for submissions, deadline: May 15. All books must be published by U.S. publishers located in the United States between December 1, 2018 and November 30, 2019. For the Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature Awards, authors must be U.S. citizens, or if authors are non-U.S. citizens or […]

National Book Awards Longlists

The 68th National Book Awards have announced the longlists in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. Two authors based in Durham are among the finalists: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean and The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. […]

National Book Foundation to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in October of 2012. Now, the National Book Foundation will honor both her and novelist E.L. Doctorow. From the press release: On November 20th, the National Book Foundation will present the 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to E.L. Doctorow […]