April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month! Celebrate with our recent award-winning titles: HALF-LIGHT: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart 2017 National Book Award Winner in Poetry 2017 Triangle Award Finalist (Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry) WHEREAS: Poems by Layli Long Soldier 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner for Poetry 2018 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Winner […]

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2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of our 2017 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature: Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction ABANDON ME by Melissa Febos Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry SOME SAY: Poems […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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Booklist’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Picks

Booklist’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Picks

Over at Booklist, the Adult Books editors selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including 13 Macmillan titles: Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books, 2017 (full list) Fiction 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides MARLENA by Julie Buntin THE NINTH HOUR by […]

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Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017 lists include 12 Macmillan titles: Top Ten Books of 2017 (full list) THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott Mystery (full list) GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny SF/Fantasy (full list) DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire AUTONOMOUS by Annalee Newitz Thrillers (full list) THE LOST ORDER by […]

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PW’s Best Books of 2017

PW’s Best Books of 2017

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2017 list includes 20 Macmillan titles: Top 10 (full list) ANTS AMONG ELEPHANTS: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla FEAR CITY: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein GRIEF COTTAGE by Gail Godwin Fiction (full list) BORNE by […]

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2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

Goodreads launched their annual Choice Awards yesterday and Macmillan has a whopping 47 nominees in the running! Click here to vote for your favorites and we’ll keep you updated as the tournament progresses. Voting Schedule Opening Round: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5 Semifinal Round: Nov. 7 – 12 Final Round: Nov. 14 – 27 Winners […]

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2017 National Book Award Finalists

2017 National Book Award Finalists

We’ve got the write stuff: FOUR Macmillan titles are shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards! Fiction HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado Poetry HALF-LIGHT: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier DON’T CALL US DEAD: Poems by Danez Smith Winners will be announced on November 15. #FingersCrossed! […]

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NBA Poetry Longlist

NBA Poetry Longlist

Next up from the National Book Awards is the poetry longlist: Frank Bidart, Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016  Layli Long Soldier, Whereas  Danez Smith, Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems Mai Der Vang, Afterland  […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: September 2017 Indie Next List

The September 2017 Indie Next list includes 3 Macmillan titles! [updated 8/23] The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas 3 starred reviews!  “This breathtaking…novel will do for motherhood what Gone Girl did for marriage. ‘A story requires two things: a great story to tell and the bravery to tell it,’ Joan observes. Wolas’ debut […]

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