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Winners of the Silvers-Dudley Prizes Revealed

Winners of the Silvers-Dudley Prizes Revealed

The Robert B. Silvers Foundation has announced the winners of the first-ever Silvers-Dudley Awards, presented each year in recognition of outstanding achievements in literary criticism, art writing and journalism. The foundation announced three winners in the field of long-term literary…

Walter Dean Myers Award Winners Are Revealed

Walter Dean Myers Award Winners Are Revealed

We Need Diverse Books has announced the winners and accolades of the Walter Dean Myers Awards in 2022, which are presented each year to books for young readers that “contain diverse protagonists and address diversity in a meaningful way.” The…

Finalists for the 2022 NBCC Awards Are Announced

Finalists for the 2022 NBCC Awards Are Announced

The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for their annual literary awards, with the shortlists including Colson Whitehead, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Clint Smith and Patrick Radden Keefe. The organization, consisting of more than 600 critics and book critics, announced…

ALA Announces Youth Media Award Winners for 2022

ALA Announces Youth Media Award Winners for 2022

The American Library Association announced the winners of its Youth Media Awards, which include Donna Barba Higuera, Jason Chin, Carole Boston Weatherford and the late Floyd Cooper. Higuera won the John Newbery Medal, awarded to the most outstanding contribution to…