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First-Ever Aspen Words Literary Prize Unveils Its List Of Nominees

The annual prize, in its inaugural year, will be awarded to one work of fiction. For the next few months, 20 books remain in contention — including works by Jesmyn Ward, Roxane Gay and Lisa Ko.
Source: Svitlana Unuchko

The Aspen Institute has unveiled the nominees for its first-ever fiction prize, a potpourri of 20 works plucked from across the world. Novels, short story collections, English-language or in translation — whatever their differences, each of the nominees "illuminates

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