Mama Amazonica by Pascale Petit (Bloodaxe Books) was longlisted for The Laurel Prize 2020.
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Exiles of Eden by Ladan Osman (Coffee House Press), 1919 by Eve L. Ewing (Haymarket Books), A Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes (Akashic Books), and Night Angler by Geffrey Davis (BOA Editions) were nominated for the Hurston Wright Legacy Award.
Brian Evenson was named a finalist for the 2020 World Fantasy Awards for Song for the Unraveling of the World (Coffee House Press).
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Beautiful Aliens: A Steve Abbot Reader was the most recent title in the Paris Review‘s Eat Your Words series. Also in the Paris Review was Douglas A. Martin’s interview about his recent novella, Wolf, on July 14.
A number of Consortium titles were included on Literary Hub‘s Most Anticipated Books of 2020 (part 2).
The Goose Fritz by Sergei Lebedev (trans. Antonina W. Bouis, New Vessel Press) and Bride and Groom by Alisa Ganieva (trans. Carol Apollonio, Deep Vellum Publishing) were nominated for the Read Russia Prize.
Those Who Dwell Below by Aviaq Johnston, (illus. Toma Feizo Gas, Inhabit Media) was shortlisted for the Sunburst Award.
Spellbound by Bishakh Som (Street Noise Books) and How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton edited by Aracelis Girmay (BOA Editions) were named by Top Ten picks for Fall 2020 by Publishers Weekly on June 19.
A number of Consortium titles were finalists for CLMP Firecracker Awards, including Flowers of Mold by Ha Seong-nan, translated by Janet Hong (Open Letter); The Incompletes by Sergio Chejfec, translated by Heather Cleary (Open Letter); The Not Wives by Carley Moore (The Feminist Press at CUNY/Amethyst Editions); Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin (Transit Books); Hatred of Translation by Nathanaël (Nightboat Books); Knitting the Fog by Claudia D. Hernández (The Feminist Press at CUNY); Socialist Realism by Trisha Low (Coffee House Press); We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan edited by Ellis Martin and Zach Ozma (Nightboat Books); Dunce by Mary Ruefle (Wave Books); Personal Volcano by Laura Moriarty (Nightboat Books); and SLINGSHOT by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (Nightboat Books).
Thorn by Anna Burke (Bywater Books) was named the Foreword Reviews Indies LGBTQ+ Adult Fiction Book of the Year. Have I Got a Cartoon for You edited by Bob Mankoff and The City of Light by Theodore Bikel and Aimee Ginsburg Bikel, illus. Noah Phillips (both Mandel Vilar/MomentBooks) won awards in Adult Nonfiction and Juvenile nonfiction, respectively. The City of Light also won an Honor Award from Skipping Stones Magazine.
Ashley Toliver won the 2020 Stafford/hall Award for Spectra (Coffee House Press).