Award Winners

Children of God

A Novel
Lars Petter Sveen; Translated from the Norwegian by Guy Puzey

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2018

Daring and original stories set in New Testament times, from a rising young Norwegian author

Citizen

An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine

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2014
A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine’s long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric

City of Bohane

A Novel
Kevin Barry

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2013

A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel

Close Calls with Nonsense

Reading New Poetry
Stephen Burt

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2009

The essays and critical writings on contemporary poetry by Stephen Burt, "the finest critic of his generation."—Lucie Brock-Broido  

Cocktails

Poems
D. A. Powell

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2004

"In Cocktails, D.A. Powell's lens for examining reality and society is fitted with a very modern filter—passionate Wit."—Carol Frost

The Collected Schizophrenias

Essays
Esmé Weijun Wang

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2019

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award

The Convert

A Tale of Exile and Extremism
Deborah Baker

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2012

A spellbinding story of renunciation, conversion, and radicalism from Pulitzer Prize-finalist biographer Deborah Baker

Dark Lies the Island

Stories
Kevin Barry

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2015
“Outstanding . . . . [These] stories triumph. . . . They are funny, sad, troubling, illuminating, often in equal measure.”––Financial Times

Domestic Work

Poems
Natasha Trethewey

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2000

The historic debut by Natasha Trethewey, winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, selected and introduced by Rita Dove

Don't Call Us Dead

Poems
Danez Smith

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2017

"Danez Smith's is a voice we need . . . . This is a mighty work and a tremendous offering." (Tracy K. Smith)

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