National Book Foundation Announces This Year’s 5 Under 35 Honorees – GalleyCat

National Book Foundation Announces This Year’s 5 Under 35 Honorees – GalleyCat

And the winners are:

  • The People of Forever Are Not Afraid by Shani Boianjiu (selected by Nicole Krauss)
  • Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self by Danielle Evans (selected by Robert Stone)
  • The Walking People by Mary Beth Keane (selected by Julia Glass)
  • Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories by Melinda Moustakis (selected by Jaimy Gordon)
  • Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley (selected by Oscar Hijuelos)