Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Author News

Publishers Lunch

Authors Jesmyn Ward and Adam Haslett are each receiving $200,000 grants from American Academy of Arts to "devote time exclusively to writing."

J.K. Rowling will receive PEN America's PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award at their May 16 gala, in recognition of her advocacy for free expression; her founding of the charitable trust Volant; and her nonprofit organization Lumos.

Peter James
will be awarded the Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement by the Crime Writers' Association.

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