Book awards: Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Shortlist

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Cellophane by Marie Arana2006
The Dissident by Nell Freudenberger2006
The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo: A Novel by Peter Orner2006
Send Me by Patrick Ryan2006
Bearing the Body: A Novel by Ehud Havazelet2007
Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski2007
Finn by Jon Clinch2007
Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcón2007
The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander2007
Soon I Will Be Invincible: A Novel by Austin Grossman2007
Atmospheric Disturbances by Rivka Galchen2008
Dervishes: A Novel by Beth Helms2008
Personal Days by Ed Park2008
Songs for the Butcher's Daughter by Peter Manseau2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski2008
The Story of Forgetting: A Novel by Stefan Merrill Block2008
American Rust by Philipp Meyer2009
The Cradle by Patrick Somerville2009
Seducing the Spirits by Louise Young2009
Tinkers by Paul Harding2009
The Vagrants by Yiyun Li2009
Beneath the Lion's Gaze by Maaza Mengiste2010
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer2010
Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross2010
The Quickening by Michelle Hoover2010
The Report by Jessica Francis Kane2010
This is Just Exactly Like You by Drew Perry2010
Daughters of the Revolution by Carolyn Cooke2011
The Free World by David Bezmozgis2011
The History of History by Ida Hattemer-Higgins2011
Shards: A Novel by Ismet Prcic2011
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children: A Novel by Sarah Braunstein2011
Touch by Alexi Zentner2011
Absolution by Patrick Flanery2012
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson2012
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller2012
Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman2012
Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead2012
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey2012
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers2012
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra2013
Eleven Days by Lea Carpenter2013
Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi2013
The Morels by Christopher Hacker2013
Motherlunge (Awp Award Series in the Novel) by Kirstin Scott2013
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson2013
Wash by Margaret Wrinkle2013
Y by Marjorie Celona2013
The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld2014
Fourth of July Creek: A Novel by Smith Henderson2014
The Great Glass Sea by Josh Weil2014
The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko2014
Land of love and drowning : a novel by Tiphanie Yanique2014
The Land of Steady Habits: A Novel by Ted Thompson2014
We are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas2014
After the Parade by Lori Ostlund2015
Against the Country: A Novel by Ben Metcalf2015
Bright Lines: A Novel by Tanwi Nandini Islam2015
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma2015
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen2015
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy2015
The Unfortunates: A Novel by Sophie McManus2015
The Girls by Emma Cline2016
Here Comes the Sun: A Novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn2016
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi2016
How I Became a North Korean: A Novel by Krys Lee2016
We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge2016
What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell2016

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The First Novel Prize, launched in 2006, was created as part of the Center's mission to promote the art of fiction in the United States and help further the careers of promising new writers. The annual prize carries with it a $10,000 cash award.


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