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A Thousand Distant Radios Named a Semi-Finalist for PEN America Fiction Award


A Thousand Distant Radios

Just before the new year, PEN America released the longlist for its 2018 Literary Awards. Featuring seven different categories and nearly 70 genre-spanning titles, the awards celebrate literature and writers of all kinds, shining a special spotlight on emerging authors, writers of color, and international literature in translation.

One of our own—the imaginative short story collection A Thousand Distant Radios (Atelier26, 9780989302395) by Woody Skinner—has been named a semi-finalist for the Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, which carries with it a $25,000 prize. Other nominees include some of the year’s most talked-about books: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund, Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang, and more.

To view the full longlist before finalists are announced, visit PEN America’s website.

And for an interview with Atelier26 Editor M. Allen Cunningham, check out the IPG blog.