John Gardner Fiction Book Award

Given by Binghamton Center for Writers

105 Works / 106 Items 38,121 Books 2,136 Reviews ½ 3.7
Sponsored by the Binghamton Center for Writers-State University of New York
with support from the Office of the Dean of Binghamton University's Harpur College of the Arts & Sciences

$1,000 Award for show more the book of fiction written in English selected by our judges as the strongest novel or collection of fiction published in that year. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (17), Shortlist (89)
Categories:
All, Shortlist (87), No Category (19)
Years:
All, 2019 (6), 2018 (6), 2017 (7), 2016 (4), 2015 (5), 2014 (7), 2013 (7), 2012 (5), 2011 (7), 2010 (6), 2008 (7), 2007 (8), 2006 (6), 2005 (8), 2004 (6), 2003 (5), 2002 (6)

Winner 17

Shortlist 89

WorkCategoryYear
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-BrenyahShortlist2019
Trinity by Louisa HallShortlist2019
The Hunger by Alma KatsuShortlist2019
She Would Be King by Wayétu MooreShortlist2019
The Affliction by C. Dale YoungShortlist2019
The King Is Always Above the People: Stories by Daniel AlarcónShortlist2018
The Goat Fish and the Lover's Knot (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Jack DriscollShortlist2018
The Place of Stones: A Novel by Ali HosseiniShortlist2018
Five-Carat Soul by James McBrideShortlist2018
The Animators by Kayla Rae WhitakerShortlist2018
The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina GautierShortlist2017
The Universe Playing Strings: A Novel by R. M. KinderShortlist2017
Desert Boys: Fiction by Chris McCormickShortlist2017
Black Deutschland by Darryl PinckneyShortlist2017
The Grand Tour by Adam O'Fallon PriceShortlist2017
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Melissa YancyShortlist2017
Shriver by Chris BeldenShortlist2016
Nonprofit by Matt BurriesciShortlist2016
The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarloShortlist2016
Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael BeahShortlist2015
My So-Called Ruined Life (Tate McCoy Series) by Melanie BishopShortlist2015
Lila by Marilynne RobinsonShortlist2015
We are Not Ourselves by Matthew ThomasShortlist2015
A Guide to Being Born: Stories by Ramona AusubelShortlist2014
Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Jr. Ron CurrieShortlist2014
The Virgins by Pamela ErensShortlist2014
Housebound by Elizabeth GentryShortlist2014
My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel (Break Away Books) by Jesse Lee KerchevalShortlist2014
Lotería by Mario Alberto ZambranoShortlist2014
All That I Am by Anna FunderShortlist2013
Flight Behavior by Barbara KingsolverShortlist2013
The Cutting Season: A Novel by Attica LockeShortlist2013
Breaking and Entering: A Novel by Eileen PollackShortlist2013
The Mirage by Matt RuffShortlist2013
The Cutting Season: A Novel by Attica Locke2013
Sweet Hope (Prose Series) by Mary Bucci BushShortlist2012
The Grief of Others by Leah Hager CohenShortlist2012
Outside the Bones by Lyn Di IorioShortlist2012
Blood Clay by Valerie NiemanShortlist2012
All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost by Lan Samantha ChangShortlist2011
How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret DillowayShortlist2011
The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose GwinShortlist2011
My Bright Midnight (Yellow Shoe Fiction) by Josh RussellShortlist2011
The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen SchineShortlist2011
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok2011
I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival EverettShortlist2010
Feeding Strays by Stefanie FreeleShortlist2010
The New Valley: Novellas by Josh WeilShortlist2010
God's Dogs: A Novel in Stories by Mitch WielandShortlist2010
Mrs. Somebody Somebody by Tracy WinnShortlist2010
Openwork by Adria BernardiShortlist2008
The Inheritance of Exile: Stories from South Philly by Susan Muaddi DarrajShortlist2008
Paradise road by Kirk NessetShortlist2008
Tourist Season: Stories by Enid ShomerShortlist2008
The Pale of Settlement by Margot SingerShortlist2008
Because a Fire Was in My Head (Flyover Fiction) by Lynn StegnerShortlist2008
The Last Flight of Jose Luis Balboa by Gonzalo BarrShortlist2007
The Quick-Change Artist: Stories by Cary HolladayShortlist2007
Newsworld (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Todd James PierceShortlist2007
Tin God by Terese SvobodaShortlist2007
The Mover of Bones (Flyover Fiction) by Robert VivianShortlist2007
Triangle by Katharine WeberShortlist2007
Tehano by Allen WierShortlist2007
Love and Ghost Letters by Chantel AcevedoShortlist2006
Giovanna's 86 Circles: And Other Stories (Library of American Fiction) by Paola CorsoShortlist2006
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila LalamiShortlist2006
Mother of Sorrows by Richard McCannShortlist2006
More Like Not Running Away: A Novel (Mary Mccarthy Prize in Short Fiction) by Paul ShepherdShortlist2006
Curled in the Bed of Love: Stories by Catherine BradyShortlist2005
Inheritance by Lan Samantha ChangShortlist2005
What You've Been Missing: Isfa (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Janet DesaulniersShortlist2005
Somewhere Geese are Flying: New and Selected Stories by Gary GildnerShortlist2005
Sabbath Creek by Judson MitchamShortlist2005
The Moon in Its Flight by Gilbert SorrentinoShortlist2005
Bring Your Legs With You (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Darrell SpencerShortlist2005
Acts of Love on Indigo Road: New and Selected Stories by Jonis AgeeShortlist2004
A Memory of War by Frederick BuschShortlist2004
Monkey Hunting by Cristina GarcíaShortlist2004
Speed-walk : and other stories by Suzanne GreenbergShortlist2004
Good Faith by Jane SmileyShortlist2004
Whispers in dust and bone by Andrew GeyerShortlist2003
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBrideShortlist2003
No Place, Louisiana by Martin PoussonShortlist2003
Alberta Clipper by John SalterShortlist2003
Jobs & Other Preoccupations: Stories by Daniel CoshnearShortlist2002
Milk by Emily HammondShortlist2002
Opposable Thumbs by Suzanne HudsonShortlist2002
The Ghost of Bridgetown by Debra SparkShortlist2002
An American Sin by Frederick SuShortlist2002

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