Book AwardsWilliam Saroyan International Prize for Writing Shortlist

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Works (142)

Auto-Erotica by Stacia Saint OwensFiction, 2010
The Bigness of the World: Stories by Lori OstlundFiction, 2010
Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile MeloyFiction, 2010
Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood by Taras GrescoeNonfiction, 2010
Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story by Christina ThompsonNonfiction, 2010
The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction by Glen ChiltonNonfiction, 2010
Everyone Had Cameras by Richard Steven StreetNonfiction, 2010
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells TowerFiction, 2010
The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars by Christopher CokinosNonfiction, 2010
Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds by Trevor HerriotNonfiction, 2010
Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents by Minal HajratwalaNonfiction, 2010
Mathilda Savitch by Victor LodatoFiction, 2010
Me as her again: True Stories of an Armenian Daughter by Nancy AgabianNonfiction, 2010
Morningside Heights: New York Stories by Joe TsujimotoFiction, 2010
Notes from no man's land by Eula BlissNonfiction, 2010
Opa Nobody by Sonya HuberNonfiction, 2010
The Past Is Never Dead: The Trial of James Ford Seale and Mississippi's Struggle for Redemption by Harry N. MacLeanNonfiction, 2010
Picking Bones From Ash by Marie Mutsuki MockettFiction, 2010
The Southern Cross: Stories by Skip HorackFiction, 2010
Sugarless by James MagruderFiction, 2010
Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island by Peter Rudiak-GouldNonfiction, 2010
The Theory of Light and Matter (Vintage Contemporaries) by Andrew PorterFiction, 2010
The Torturer's Wife by Thomas GlaveFiction, 2010
Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction) by Melinda MoustakisFiction, 2012
Black Elephants: A Memoir by Karol NielsenNonfiction, 2012
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A True Story of Resilience and Recovery by Andrew WestollNonfiction, 2012
Confessions of a Left-Handed Man: An Artist's Memoir (Sightline Books) by Peter SelginNonfiction, 2012
The Dance Boots: Stories by Linda LeGarde GroverFiction, 2012
Dog-Heart by Diana McCaulayFiction, 2012
Family of Shadows: A Century of Murder, Memory, and the Armenian American Dream by Garin K. HovannisianNonfiction, 2012
The Free World by David BezmozgisFiction, 2012
The Gendarme by Mark T. MustianFiction, 2012
The Good Daughter by Jasmin DarznikNonfiction, 2012
Lunch Bucket Paradise: A True-Life Novel by Fred SetterbergFiction, 2012
The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando SkyhorseFiction, 2012
Rattlesnake Daddy: A Son's Search for His Father by Brent SpencerNonfiction, 2012
Shards: A Novel by Ismet PrcicFiction, 2012
Skippy Dies by Paul MurrayFiction, 2012
Standing at the Crossroads by Charles DavisFiction, 2012
The Submission by Amy WaldmanFiction, 2012
Tales from a Mountain City: A Vietnam War Memoir by Quynh DaoNonfiction, 2012
The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza GriswoldNonfiction, 2012
This Is Not Your City by Caitlin HorrocksFiction, 2012
Under Surge, Under Siege: The Odyssey of Bay St. Louis and Katrina by Ellis AndersonNonfiction, 2012
Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir by Deborah A. MirandaNonfiction, 2014
Birds of Paradise Lost by Andrew LamFiction, 2014
The Celestials: A Novel by Karen ShepardFiction, 2014
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna GrandeNonfiction, 2014
The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society by David WolmanNonfiction, 2014
The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David LaskinNonfiction, 2014
A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story by Qais Akbar OmarNonfiction, 2014
Glaciers by Alexis SmithFiction, 2014
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria SweetNonfiction, 2014
Godforsaken Idaho: stories by Shawn VestalFiction, 2014
Gun Dealers' Daughter by Gina ApostolFiction, 2014
Huracan by Diana McCaulayFiction, 2014
In The Land Of Birdfishes by Rebecca Silver SlayterFiction, 2014
Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein HaleviNonfiction, 2014
The Man with the Bionic Brain: And Other Victories over Paralysis by Jon Mukand MD PhDNonfiction, 2014
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. JacksonFiction, 2014
River Bend Chronicle: The Junkification of a Boyhood Idyll amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa by Ben MillerNonfiction, 2014
Slowspoke: A Unicyclist's Guide to America by Mark SchimmoellerNonfiction, 2014
Telling Our Way to the Sea: A Voyage of Discovery in the Sea of Cortez by Aaron HirshNonfiction, 2014
This Is Paradise: Stories by Kristiana KahakauwilaFiction, 2014
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care by Cris BeamNonfiction, 2014
The Translator: A Novel by Nina SchuylerFiction, 2014
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust by Ellen CassedyNonfiction, 2014
Western Avenue and Other Fictions (Camino del Sol) by Fred ArroyoFiction, 2014
Y by Marjorie CelonaFiction, 2014
'Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-SharmaFiction, 2016
Backlands: A Novel by Victoria ShorrFiction, 2016
Better than war by Siamak VossoughiFiction, 2016
Bettyville: A Memoir by George HodgmanNonfiction, 2016
The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return by Kenan TrebincevicNonfiction, 2016
Chase Us: Stories by Sean EnnisFiction, 2016
Crossing the Line: A Marriage across Borders by Linda ValdezNonfiction, 2016
Dispatches from the Front: The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War by David HaltonNonfiction, 2016
Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging by Joshua DolezalNonfiction, 2016
The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World by Joel K. Bourne JrNonfiction, 2016
Faint Promise of Rain by Anjali Mitter DuvaFiction, 2016
The Four Words for Home by Angie ChuangNonfiction, 2016
Ghost Horse by Thomas H. McNeelyFiction, 2016
The Given World: A Novel by Marian PalaiaFiction, 2016
A Hero by Charlotte R. MendelFiction, 2016
A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: My Mother's Memories of Imprisonment, Immigration, and a Life Remade by Barbara Rylko-BauerNonfiction, 2016
The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War by Rohini MohanNonfiction, 2016
Speed Kings: The 1932 Winter Olympics and the Fastest Men in the World by Andy BullNonfiction, 2016
There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond by Meline ToumaniNonfiction, 2016
Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape by Lauret SavoyNonfiction, 2016
A Village in the Fields, A Novel by Patty EnradoFiction, 2016
Waiting for the Electricity: A Novel by Christina NicholFiction, 2016
Are You Here for What I’m Here For? by Brian BookerFiction, 2018
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben RawlenceNonfiction, 2018
Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste by Bianca BoskerNonfiction, 2018
Desert Boys: Fiction by Chris McCormickFiction, 2018
The Earth Cries Out by Bonnie EtheringtonFiction, 2018
Fen by Daisy JohnsonFiction, 2018
Grace by Paul LynchFiction, 2018
The Hearts of Men: A Novel by Nickolas ButlerFiction, 2018
Juliet's Answer: One Man's Search for Love and the Elusive Cure for Heartbreak by Glenn DixonNonfiction, 2018
Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve by Lenora ChuNonfiction, 2018
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia LaingNonfiction, 2018
The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina GautierFiction, 2018
The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead: Stories by Chanelle BenzFiction, 2018
Native Believer by Ali EterazFiction, 2018
No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell WattsFiction, 2018
No Relation by Paula CarterNonfiction, 2018
The People Elsewhere: Unbound Journeys with the Storytellers of Myanmar by Lucas StewartNonfiction, 2018
Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction by Britt WrayNonfiction, 2018
Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years by David LittNonfiction, 2018
Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim by Sabeeha RehmanNonfiction, 2018
The Truth About Me by Louise MarburgFiction, 2018
The Vegetarian's Guide to Eating Meat: A Young Woman's Search for Ethical Food by Marissa LandriganNonfiction, 2018
What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen by Kate FaganNonfiction, 2018
Aerialists : stories by Mark MayerFiction, 2020
Carry You by Glori SimmonsFiction, 2020
The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish by Katya ApekinaFiction, 2020
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-BrenyahFiction, 2020
Homesick by Jennifer CroftNonfiction, 2020
How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays by Alexander CheeNonfiction, 2020
The Hundred Wells of Salaga: A Novel by Ayesha Harruna AttahFiction, 2020
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria MachadoNonfiction, 2020
In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles WinslowFiction, 2020
The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life by Doug Bock ClarkNonfiction, 2020
The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript, from Genocide to Justice by Heghnar Zeitlian WatenpaughNonfiction, 2020
My Old Faithful: Stories (Juniper Prize for Fiction) by Yang HuangFiction, 2020
Neruda: The Poet's Calling by Mark EisnerNonfiction, 2020
Night in the American Village: Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa by Akemi JohnsonNonfiction, 2020
No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria by Rania AbouzeidNonfiction, 2020
Once Removed: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Ser.) by Colette SartorFiction, 2020
Russia's 20th Century: A Journey in 100 Histories by Michael KhodarkovskyNonfiction, 2020
Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-AnstineFiction, 2020
Some Trick: Thirteen Stories by Helen DeWittFiction, 2020
The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds by Caroline Van HemertNonfiction, 2020
This Is Not a Love Song by Brendan MathewsFiction, 2020
This Mournable Body by Tsitsi DangarembgaFiction, 2020
Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation by Robert W. FieselerNonfiction, 2020
Tonic and Balm by Stephanie AllenFiction, 2020
Why We Fight: One Man’s Search for Meaning Inside the Ring by Josh RosenblattNonfiction, 2020
Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me by Adrienne BrodeurNonfiction, 2020
A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice by William E. GlassleyNonfiction, 2020
Winter Kept Us Warm: A Novel by Anne RaeffFiction, 2020