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James Tait Black Prize 2022 shortlist announced.

Kaitlyn Greenidge, Bryan Washington, and Hanif Abdurraqib are on the shortlists of the James Tait Black Prize 2022 announced on April 6, 2022. The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, awarded for literature written in the English language, are Britain’s oldest literary awards. The prizes, based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, were founded by […]

Awards Fiction United States

Writers of African descent on US’Aspen Words Literary Prize 2022 longlist.

There are six writers of African descent on the longlists for the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2022 announced on November 10, 2021. They are Omar El Akkad, Myriam J.A. Chancy, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Jason Mott, and Dawnie Walton. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award for an influential work of fiction […]