This year’s National Book Award goes to a young adult novel written in verse about a family escaping from Saigon to the United States.
One Too Many Finalists Announced for NBA Award for Young Literature
The National Book Award for Young Literature incorrectly included Lauren Myracle’s book Shine among the 5 finalists instead of Franny Billingsley’s Chime.
Size Doesn’t Matter, At Least When it Comes to Book Awards
By Edward Nawotka While we were at the Frankfurt Book Fair, we ran a cover story on one of our Show Daily asking: “Does Size Matter?” The suggestion was that that the changes wrought by digital publishing have begun to the level the playing field between small and conglomerate publishers. Sure, sales volumes may never be equal, but when it …
Second Novel Sophomore Slump: Myth or Reality?
By Edward Nawotka In today’s feature story Glenn Taylor writes about the various questions an author is confronted with on publishing a book. One of those questions is whether or not there really is a sophomore slump. It’s an important question, particularly for Taylor, who is facing pressure to deliver a follow-up to a debut that was unexpectedly shortlisted for …