Several Consortium titles were awarded Independent Publisher Medals, including All the Fierce Tethersby Lia Purpura (Sarabande Books), Thorn by Anna Burke (Bywater Books), Galileo by Ann McMan (Bywater Books), Clio Rising by Paula Martinac (Bywater Books), Kickin’ Rocks by Marianne K. Martin (Bywater Books), Spiritual Rebel by Sarah Bowen (Monkfish Book Publishing), and The Song of the Sea by Jenn Alexander (Bywater Books).
The Millions Best Translated Book Award finalists included Die, My Love by Ariana Harwicz, translated by Sara Moses and Carolina Orloff (Charco Press); 77 by Guillermo Saccomanno, translated by Andrea G. Labinger (Open Letter Books); Time by Etel Adnan, translated by Sarah Riggs (Nightboat Books); Aviva-No by Shimon Adaf, translated by Yael Segalovitz (Alice James Books); and Next Loves by Stéphane Bouquet, translated by Lindsay Turner (Nightboat Books).
Shut Up You’re Pretty by Téa Mutonji (Arsenal Pulp Press) has been named a finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award.
A little body are many parts : Un cuerpecito son muchas partes Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, trans. Abigail Parry and Serafina Vick has been shortlisted for the inaugural Derek Walcott Prize.
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, author of Beyond Survival (AK Press), has won the Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction from Lambda Literary.