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News Thu Sep 17 2009

More Literary Award News

Granta reports that Aleksandar Hemon has been awarded the 2009 inaugural St. Francis College Literary Prize for Love and Obstacles. The award grants the winner $50,000 and is judged by such notables as Michael Chabon, Jonathan Lethem and Ayelet Waldman.

GalleyCat reports that Patrick Somerville's novel The Cradle has been named a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. The prize awards $10,000 to the winner and nominees are submitted by librarians, staff and members of The Center.

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Kasey / September 17, 2009 10:24 PM

I think he spells it "Alexsandar." (Knee-jerk spelling snoot response--sorry!)

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