Karen Russell Shortlisted for an IMPAC


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 in the world.

Check out the latest scoop on this year’s IMPAC at The L.A. Times and the BBC News.

Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16. More from this author →