NEW YORK (AP) — Author Yiyun Li has received one of the top honors for short story writers, the PEN/Malamud Award for “exceptional achievement.”
Li, 49, has published the collections “Gold Boy” and “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers,” along with five novels and two nonfiction books.
NEW YORK (AP) — To much of the world the late Toni Morrison was a novelist, celebrated for such classics as “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and “The Bluest Eye.”
But the Nobel laureate did not confine herself to one kind of writing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Williams' “Harrow,” a dystopian novel set after an environmental apocalypse, has won the Kirkus Prize for fiction.
Williams, who has received numerous honors over the years for her novels and short stories, will receive $50,000.
NEW YORK (AP) — Most TV dramas try to tell stories over a few years with maybe half a dozen central characters. The new series “Foundation” is a bit more ambitious — try 400 years and 25 million worlds.
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — A popular Halloween-themed event held annually in northern Michigan has been cancelled this fall due to concerns over the coronavirus that include the rising number of cases of the Delta variant in the area.
NEW YORK (AP) — The next book from Jhumpa Lahiri, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer, will highlight her work as a translator.
Princeton University Press announced Monday that Lahiri's “Translating Myself and Others” will come out next spring.
“Filthy Animals,” by Brandon Taylor (Riverhead)
Brandon Taylor’s “Filthy Animals,” a book of interconnected short stories, is a chronicle of pain, identity, recovery and the desperation we all feel for human connection.
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Ehrenreich, Ross Gay and Michael X. Wang are among the winners of prizes from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa City park has been renamed for a late resident and the first Black winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Randall Kenan, an author whose stories explored the experience of being Black and gay in the American South, has died...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Ghanaian-American's debut collection of stories has won a $75,000 prize for a book of "originality, merit, and impact...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Vandini Sharma of Chandigarh, India, is the 16-year-old sister of Shubhankar Sharma, who makes his debut at the Masters this week...
Book review: Pulitzer Prize nominee and previous visiting BYU professor releases new collection of short stories
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A book of short stories titled "Forty Minutes Late" has been returned to a San Francisco library — 100 years late.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2jOjGcm ) that Bay Area resident Webb Johnson returned the book Friday.