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    Here are the 2023 ‘5 Under 35’ honorees from The National Book Foundation.

    Janet Manley

    April 4, 2023, 10:44am

    Up and at ’em! The National Book Foundation announced the most recent crop of honorees under its 5 under 35 program, each of whom was chosen by a past winner. The titles include novels, and poetry and short story collections. Do give them a look!

    2023 “5 under 35” honorees:

    Mateo AskaripourBlack Buck(Mariner Books)
    Selected by Robert Jones, Jr., 2021 National Book Award Finalist

    Chelsea T. HicksA Calm & Normal Heart (Unnamed Press)
    Selected by Louise Erdrich, 2012 National Book Award Winner, 1999 and 2001 Finalist

    Morgan TaltyNight of the Living Rez (Tin House Books)
    Selected by Karen Russell, 2009 5 Under 35 Honoree

    Jenny XieHolding Pattern (Riverhead Books)
    Selected by Kirstin Valdez Quade, 2014 5 Under 35 Honoree

    Ada ZhangThe Sorrows of Others (A Public Space)
    Selected by Jamil Jan Kochai, 2022 National Book Award Finalist

    The honorees will be celebrated at an event in New York City on Thursday, May 25, 2023 that will be open to the public, if you wish to attend.

    Chelsea T. Hicks has written for Literary Hub, as has Mateo Askaripour; and more on Morgan Talty here! Congrats to all!

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