Atticus Lish wint de Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize
De selectiecommissie van de Brooklyn Public Libabry licht haar keuze toe:
“The Brooklyn Public Library is proud to have honored two exceptional works with the first-ever Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize,” said BPL President & CEO Linda E. Johnson. “We congratulate all of the nominees and extend our appreciation to the bookstores, library professionals, judges and sponsors who helped make the prize a success.”
“In choosing Atticus Lish’s Preparation for the Next Life for the inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize, the fiction committee celebrated the debut of a new and utterly original voice in American literature,” said Ashley Mihlebach, chair of the fiction committee.