Tag: Hanif Abdurraqib

  • Windham-Campbell Prize 2024 recipients announced

    Windham-Campbell Prize 2024 recipients announced

    m. nourbeSe Philip, Christina Sharpe, and Hanif Abdurraqib are among the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2024 announced on Tuesday, March 2, 2024.   The Windham-Campbell Prize was established with a gift from the late Donald Windham in memory of his partner of 40 years, Sandy M. Campbell in 2013.  Recipients of the award, administered…

  • James Tait Black Prize 2022 shortlist announced.

    James Tait Black Prize 2022 shortlist announced.

    Kaitlyn Greenidge, Bryan Washington, and Hanif Abdurraqib are on the shortlists of the James Tait Black Prize 2022 announced on April 6, 2022. The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, awarded for literature written in the English language, are Britain’s oldest literary awards. The prizes, based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, were founded by…

  • Writers of African descent on Andrew Carnegie Medals 2022 longlists.

    Writers of African descent on Andrew Carnegie Medals 2022 longlists.

    There are eight writers of African descent on the longlists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2022 announced on October 18, 2021. The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in…

  • Writers of African descent finalists at the US National Book Awards 2021.

    Writers of African descent finalists at the US National Book Awards 2021.

    The finalists for the US National Book Awards 2021, featuring many leading writers and poets of African descent, were announced on October 5, 2021. The US National Book Awards are literary awards from the Northern American nations National Book Foundation established in 1936. They are conferred on the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature,…

  • Hanif Abdurraqib, Salena Godden on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Hanif Abdurraqib, Salena Godden on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Hanif Abdurraqib and Salena Godden are on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2021 announced on Friday, August 13, 2021. English writer Gordon Burn wrote four novels and several works of non-fiction; he passed away in 2009. In 2013, the Gordon Burn Prize, celebrating fiction or non-fiction written in the English language, was launched.…

  • Writers of African descent on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 longlist.

    Writers of African descent on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 longlist.

    Musa Okwonga, Hanif Abdurraqib, Salena Godden, Courttia Newland, and Caleb Azuma Nelson are on the longlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2021 announced today, June 22, 2021. Gordon Burn was an English writer who wrote four novels and several works of non-fiction who passed away in 2009. In 2013 the Gordon Burn Prize, celebrating fiction…

  • Hanif Abdurraqib, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma receive Lannan Literary Fellowships 2020

    Hanif Abdurraqib, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma receive Lannan Literary Fellowships 2020

    Hanif Abdurraqib and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma were announced recipients of Lannan Literary Fellowships on November 21, 2020. The Lannan Literary Awards and Fellowships were established to honour both established and emerging writers whose work is of exceptional quality in 1989. The awards recognize writers who have made significant contributions to English-language literature. The fellowships recognize…

  • African American recipients of the American Poets Prizes 2020.

    African American recipients of the American Poets Prizes 2020.

    Nikky Finney, Chet’la Sebree, and Hanif Abdurraqib are the African American recipients of the American Poets Prizes 2020 announced on September 23, 2020. The Academy of American Poets is the leading champion of poets and poetry in the United States. Founded in 1934, the organization annually awards more funds to individual poets than any other…