2021 National Book Award Longlists

The 2021 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 5 titles in the running! Fiction ZORRIE by Laird HuntABUNDANCE by Jakob Guanzon Nonfiction THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand Poetry THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN by Threa Almontaser Translated Literature THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona […]

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Cosby Wins the Barry, the Macavity, & the Anthony!

HUGE congratulations are in order for S.A. Cosby and BLACKTOP WASTELAND for winning the Barry Award, the Macavity Award, and the Anthony Award for Best Novel! More praise for BLACKTOP WASTELAND: A Library Journal Best Book of 2020; a Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2020; a Booklist 2020 Editors’ Choice; a TLA Lariat List […]

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2021 World Fantasy Awards Finalists

Congratulations to the 2021 World Fantasy Awards finalists! Best Novel PIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeTROUBLE THE SAINTS by Alaya Dawn Johnson Best Novella RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkFLYAWAY by Kathleen JenningsRIOT BABY by Tochi Onyebuchi Special Award – Professional Maria Dahvana Headley, for BEOWULF: A New Translation […]

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2021 CWA Dagger Award Winner

Congratulations to Chris Whitaker and WE BEGIN AT THE END for winning the 2021 CWA Golden Dagger Award! More praise for WE BEGIN AT THE END: A LibraryReads pick + #1 Indie Next pick! “Whitaker crafts an absorbing plot around crimes in the present and secrets long buried, springing surprises to the very end.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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PEW Wins NYPL’s 2021 Young Lions Fiction Award

Congratulations to Catherine Lacey’s PEW for winning the New York Public Library’s 2021 Young Lions Fiction Award! More praise for PEW: A Chicago Public Library Best of 2020 pick, a Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2020 pick, a 2020 Carnegie Medal Longlister + 2 starred reviews! “Lacey’s talent shines in this masterful work, her best […]

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2021 Eisner Awards Nominations

Congrats to our 2021 Eisner Awards nominees! Best Humor PublicationDEPARTMENT OF MIND-BLOWING THEORIES by by Tom GauldWENDY, MASTER OF ART by Walter Scott Best Reality-Based WorkPAYING THE LAND by Joe SaccoYEAR OF THE RABBIT by Tian Veasna Best Graphic MemoirTHE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST by Adrian Tomine Best Graphic Album—NewDRAGMAN by Steven ApplebyPAUL AT […]

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2020 Nebula Award Winners!

Congrats to Macmillan’s 2020 Nebula Award winners! Best Novel: NETWORK EFFECT by Martha Wells Best Novella: RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark Best Novelette: TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE by Sarah Pinsker […]

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2021 CWA Dagger Awards

Congrats to our titles on the CWA Dagger Awards longlists! BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyWE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerTHE SYSTEM by Ryan GattisDANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding […]

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LUSTER Wins the 2020 Kirkus Prize

A huge congratulations goes out to Raven Leilani and her debut novel, LUSTER, for winning the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction! “Leilani’s characters act in ways that often defy explanation, and that is part of what makes them so alive and so mesmerizing: Whose behavior, in real life, can be reduced to simple cause and […]

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THE MURDER LIST Wins the 2020 Anthony Award

Congratulations to Hank Phillippi Ryan and THE MURDER LIST for winning the 2020 Anthony Award for Best Novel! THE MURDER LIST: A Novel of Suspense “A compelling legal thriller from the popular author of the Jane Ryland mystery series, this will have readers’ sympathies shifting from one character to another as it winds to an […]

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