New Yorker Releases Finalists for the National Book Award for Fiction

The New Yorker announced the longlists for the 2022 National Book Award for Fiction. The nine finalists include works from Fatimah Asghar and Jonathan Escoffery. You can check out the full list of finalists below. 

Finalists for the National Book Award for Fiction

  1. When We Were Sisters One World by Fatimah Asghar, Penguin Random House
  2. Shutter by Ramona Emerson, Soho Crime / Soho Press
  3. If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery, MCD / Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Macmillan Publishers
  4. The Rabbit Hutch by, Tess Gunty, Alfred A. Knopf / Penguin Random House
  5. The Birdcatcher by Gayl Jones, Beacon Press
  6. The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories by Jamil Jan Kochai , Viking Books / Penguin Random House
  7. All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam Mathews by Viking Books / Penguin Random House
  8. Nobody Gets Out Alive by Leigh Newman, Scribner / Simon & Schuster
  9. Maria, Maria: & Other Stories by Marytza K. Rubio, Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company

Other Categories

Other categories that were also revealed include Young People’s Literature, Translated Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. You can check the finalists for those by following the links to New Yorker.

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