Finalists for the 2018 Kirkus Prize have been announced, including titles of genre interest:
- Florida, Lauren Groff (Riverhead)
- Severance, Ling Ma (Farrar, Straus, Giroux)
- Tell the Machine Goodnight, Katie Williams (Riverhead)
“Books that earn the Kirkus Star with publication dates between Nov. 1, 2017 to Oct. 31, 2018… are automatically nominated.” Winners in each category will be announced at a ceremony on October 25, 2018 in Austin TX and will each receive $50,000.
Judges for the Fiction category are Sandra Cisneros, Jessica Jernigan, and Angela Maria Spring. Judges for the Children’s category are Marie Lu, J. Alejandro Mazariegos, and Kimberly A. Patton.
For more information, including a complete list of finalists, see the Kirkus Reviews website.
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