The 2022 Whiting Award winners have been announced. Authors of genre interest include Rita Bullwinkel and Nana Nkweti for fiction, and Alexis Pauline Gumbs for non-fiction.
The ten winners, “emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama,” each receive $50,000. The award was created by New York investor and philanthropist Flora Ettlinger Whiting in 1971. Recipients of the award are selected by an anonymous committee appointed by the Foundation.
For more information, including the complete list of winners, see the award website.
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