Tag: Helen Oyeyemi

  • Petina Gappah, Yaa Gyasi, Teju Cole for PEN USA literary awards 2017

    Petina Gappah, Yaa Gyasi, Teju Cole for PEN USA literary awards 2017

    PEN America announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards in several categories where US$315,000 is awarded. Those in the running include Petina Gappah, Teju Cole, Yaa Gyasi, Helen Oyeyemi, and Abdellatif La├óbi. PEN American hands out awards in very many categories of writing. The categories that interest us are the PEN/Jean Stein…

  • Top Names in Washington Post’s Top 50 fiction books for 2014

    Top Names in Washington Post’s Top 50 fiction books for 2014

    I really should have flagged this Top Fiction Books by the Washington Post in November but I somehow missed out on it. I really just discovered the list when some pals forwarded to me a link of one Ayelet Waldman who was #WhiningWhileWhite that she had failed to be included in the notable books of…