Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Random House) won the 2018 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize in the fiction category, announced August 23, 2018. The Heartland Prize has been awarded in fiction and non-fiction categories annually since 1988 for “work that exemplifies the values of heartland America.” The awards will be presented October 27, 2018 during the Chicago Humanities Festival in Chicago IL. Previous winners of genre interest include Colson Whitehead in 2017 and Alice Sebold in 2002.
For more information, see the Chicago Tribune.
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