Book AwardsJohn Gardner Fiction Book Award

Works (104)

An American Sin by Frederick SuShortlist, 2002
Empire Settings by David Schmahmann2002
The Ghost of Bridgetown by Debra SparkShortlist, 2002
Jobs & Other Preoccupations: Stories by Daniel CoshnearShortlist, 2002
Milk by Emily HammondShortlist, 2002
Opposable Thumbs by Suzanne HudsonShortlist, 2002
Alberta Clipper by John SalterShortlist, 2003
The Kind of Things Saints Do (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Laura Valeri2003
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBrideShortlist, 2003
No Place, Louisiana by Martin PoussonShortlist, 2003
Whispers in dust and bone by Andrew GeyerShortlist, 2003
Acts of Love on Indigo Road: New and Selected Stories by Jonis AgeeShortlist, 2004
Good Faith by Jane SmileyShortlist, 2004
A Memory of War by Frederick BuschShortlist, 2004
Monkey Hunting by Cristina GarciaShortlist, 2004
Old School by Tobias Wolff2004
Speed-walk : and other stories by Suzanne GreenbergShortlist, 2004
Bring Your Legs With You (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Darrell SpencerShortlist, 2005
Curled in the Bed of Love: Stories by Catherine BradyShortlist, 2005
Inheritance by Lan Samantha ChangShortlist, 2005
The Moon in Its Flight by Gilbert SorrentinoShortlist, 2005
Sabbath Creek by Judson MitchamShortlist, 2005
Somewhere Geese are Flying: New and Selected Stories by Gary GildnerShortlist, 2005
The Turk and My Mother: A Novel by Mary Helen Stefaniak2005
What You've Been Missing: Isfa (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Janet DesaulniersShortlist, 2005
Giovanna's 86 Circles: And Other Stories (Library of American Fiction) by Paola CorsoShortlist, 2006
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila LalamiShortlist, 2006
Love and Ghost Letters by Chantel AcevedoShortlist, 2006
More Like Not Running Away: A Novel (Mary Mccarthy Prize in Short Fiction) by Paul ShepherdShortlist, 2006
Mother of Sorrows by Richard McCannShortlist, 2006
Waiting for Elvis by Toni Graham2006
The Last Flight of Jose Luis Balboa by Gonzalo BarrShortlist, 2007
The Mover of Bones (Flyover Fiction) by Robert VivianShortlist, 2007
Newsworld (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Todd James PierceShortlist, 2007
The Quick-Change Artist: Stories by Cary HolladayShortlist, 2007
Tehano by Allen WierShortlist, 2007
Tin God by Terese SvobodaShortlist, 2007
Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story by Rachel Kadish2007
Triangle by Katharine WeberShortlist, 2007
Because a Fire Was in My Head (Flyover Fiction) by Lynn StegnerShortlist, 2008
The Inheritance of Exile: Stories from South Philly by Susan Muaddi DarrajShortlist, 2008
Openwork by Adria BernardiShortlist, 2008
The Pale of Settlement by Margot SingerShortlist, 2008
Paradise road by Kirk NessetShortlist, 2008
The River Wife by Jonis Agee2008
Tourist Season: Stories by Enid ShomerShortlist, 2008
I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival EverettShortlist, 2010
Feeding Strays by Stefanie FreeleShortlist, 2010
God's Dogs: A Novel in Stories by Mitch WielandShortlist, 2010
How to Leave Hialeah (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Jennine Capó Crucet2010
Mrs. Somebody Somebody by Tracy WinnShortlist, 2010
The New Valley: Novellas by Josh WeilShortlist, 2010
All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost by Lan Samantha ChangShortlist, 2011
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen2011
How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret DillowayShortlist, 2011
My Bright Midnight (Yellow Shoe Fiction) by Josh RussellShortlist, 2011
The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose GwinShortlist, 2011
The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen SchineShortlist, 2011
Blood Clay by Valerie NiemanShortlist, 2012
The Grief of Others by Leah Hager CohenShortlist, 2012
Outside the Bones by Lyn Di IorioShortlist, 2012
Sweet Hope (Prose Series) by Mary Bucci BushShortlist, 2012
The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer2012
All That I Am by Anna FunderShortlist, 2013
Breaking and Entering: A Novel by Eileen PollackShortlist, 2013
The Cutting Season: A Novel by Attica Lockenot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2013
Flight Behavior by Barbara KingsolverShortlist, 2013
Little Sinners, and Other Stories (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction) by Karen Brown2013
The Mirage by Matt RuffShortlist, 2013
Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Jr. Ron CurrieShortlist, 2014
A Guide to Being Born: Stories by Ramona AusubelShortlist, 2014
Housebound by Elizabeth GentryShortlist, 2014
Lotería by Mario Alberto ZambranoShortlist, 2014
The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories by Manuel Gonzales2014
My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel (Break Away Books) by Jesse Lee KerchevalShortlist, 2014
The Virgins by Pamela ErensShortlist, 2014
The Hollow Ground by Natalie S. Harnettnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Lila by Marilynne Robinsonnot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2015
My So-Called Ruined Life (Tate McCoy Series) by Melanie Bishopnot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2015
Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beahnot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2015
We are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomasnot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2015
The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlonot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2016
Nonprofit by Matt Burriescinot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2016
Shriver by Chris Beldennot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2016
The Sorrow Proper by Lindsey Dragernot in English Common Knowledge2016
Black Deutschland by Darryl PinckneyShortlist, 2017
Desert Boys: Fiction by Chris McCormicknot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2017
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Melissa Yancynot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2017
The Grand Tour by Adam O'Fallon Pricenot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2017
The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina Gautiernot in English Common KnowledgeShortlist, 2017
Some Possible Solutions by Helen Phillipsnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Universe Playing Strings: A Novel by R. M. KinderShortlist, 2017
The Animators by Kayla Rae WhitakerShortlist, 2018
Five-Carat Soul by James McBrideShortlist, 2018
The Goat Fish and the Lover's Knot (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Jack DriscollShortlist, 2018
The King Is Always Above the People: Stories by Daniel AlarcónShortlist, 2018
The Place of Stones: A Novel by Ali HosseiniShortlist, 2018
Roads, Where There Are No Roads: A Novel by Angela Jackson2018
The Affliction by C. Dale YoungShortlist, 2019
Call Me Zebra by Azareen van der Vliet Oloomi2019
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-BrenyahShortlist, 2019
The Hunger by Alma KatsuShortlist, 2019
She Would Be King by Wayétu MooreShortlist, 2019
Trinity by Louisa HallShortlist, 2019