Congratulations to Justin Torres, named one of The National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35”!
The 5 Under 35 program, now in its seventh year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists.
Jennifer duBois, A Partial History of Lost Causes (The Dial Press, 2012)
Selected by Andrew Krivak, Fiction Finalist for The Sojourn, 2011
Stuart Nadler, The Book of Life (Reagan Arthur/Back Bay Books, 2011)
Selected by Edith Pearlman, Fiction Finalist for Binocular Vision, 2011
Haley Tanner, Vaclav & Lena (The Dial Press, 2012)
Selected by Téa Obreht, Fiction Finalist for The Tiger’s Wife, 2011, and 5 Under 35 Honoree, 2010
Justin Torres, We the Animals (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)
Selected by Jessica Hagedorn, Fiction Finalist for Dogeaters, 1990
Claire Vaye Watkins, Battleborn (Riverhead, 2012)
Selected by Julie Otsuka, Fiction Finalist for The Buddha in the Attic, 2011