Posts Tagged: literary awards

Roxane Gay Wins PEN Center Award

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Literary juggernaut, Rumpus Essays Editor Emeritus, and beloved Twitter person Roxane Gay won the PEN Center USA Freedom to Write Award. Gay told Lit Hub: “The freedom to write,” Gay said about winning the award, “has been one of my life’s greatest blessings and it is a freedom that should be available to everyone who […]

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Karen Russell Shortlisted for an IMPAC

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Exciting news! Recent Rumpus interviewee Karen Russell is shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for her novel Swamplandia! Nominations for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award are submitted by public libraries worldwide, and any book can be nominated as long as it has an English translation. Winning authors receive, £100,000, the most valuable literary prize […]

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