Finalists for the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize have been announced, including titles of genre interest:
The winner will be announced during a ceremony to be held April 10, 2018 at the Morgan Library in New York NY. The $35,000 prize is awarded to “an influential work of fiction focused on vital contemporary issues.” Finalists and winner are chosen by jury which this year consists of Stephen L. Carter, Jessica Fullerton, Phil Klay, Alondra Nelson, and Akhil Sharma. Aspen Words is a program of the Aspen Institute.
For more information, see the Aspen Words website.