According to Shelf Awareness, Barnes & Noble has announced their 2013 finalists for their Discover Great New Writers Awards. Winners receive $10,000 plus a year of promotion from B&N. 2d place receives a cash prize of $5,000. 3d place receives a cash prize of $2,500.
Fiction:We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo (Little, Brown)
Bobcat & Other Stories by Rebecca Lee (Algonquin Books)
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra (Hogarth)
Nonfiction:Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala (Knopf)
With or Without You by Domenica Ruta (Spiegel & Grau)
Son of a Gun by Justin St. Germain (Random House)
Winners will be announced March 5, 2014.
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