Prizes Archives - The Millions

October 17, 2017

George Saunders Wins the 2017 Man Booker Prize 3


For a second year running, an American has won the Man Booker Prize.

October 11, 2017

2017’s Literary Geniuses 31


The 2017 MacArthur “Genius grants” have been announced.

October 9, 2017

2017 Baillie Gifford Prize Shortlist Announced 0


The Baillie Gifford Prize, which celebrates the best of non-fiction writing, announced their shortlist.

October 5, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro Wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature 10


The 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature and its 9m Swedish krona purse ($1,095,939.52) was awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro

October 4, 2017

2017 National Book Award Finalists Announced 0


The National Book Award finalists are announced.

September 26, 2017

National Book Foundation’s 2017 ‘5 Under 35’ Honorees Announced 0


The National Book Foundation announced the 2017 Honorees for “5 under 35,” an annual prize that recognizes five debut fiction writers whose work will “leave an indelible mark” in literature.

September 15, 2017

2017 National Book Award Longlists Unveiled 0


An eclectic Fiction longlist includes some highly touted titles alongside intriguing favorites.

September 13, 2017

Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2017 Shortlist 4


The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize.

July 26, 2017

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2017 Booker Longlist 8


Notable names like Colson Whitehead, George Saunders, Paul Auster, Zadie Smith and Mohsin Hamid> make for formidable competition.

May 4, 2017

And the Winners of the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards Are… 0


The winning books will receive $10,000 each (split equally between the authors and translators).