Louise Erdrich wins NBCC fiction prize for ‘LaRose’

by Marylee MacDonald in Scoop.it

Matthew Desmond’s “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” wins nonfiction prize.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.washingtonpost.com

When book awards come out readers have a chance to see which writers are gaining the attention of book critics. Louise Erdrich is one of my favorite writers, and I’m glad to see her book get this recognition. Though I haven’t yet read the nonfiction books on the list, I’m glad to know about them and am eager to get acquainted with some issue-based reading.

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Marylee MacDonald is the author of MONTPELIER TOMORROW, a novel, and BONDS OF LOVE & BLOOD, a short story collection. Her books and stories have won the Barry Hannah Prize, the Jeanne M. Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award, a Readers' Favorites Gold Medal for Drama, the American Literary Review Fiction Prize, and many other awards. She holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State. She has been a Writing Fellow at Arizona State University and has taught workshops on literary editing.


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