February 20 2020

Tash Aw and Dina Nayeri's works are nominated for 40th Annual L.A. Times Book Prize

2018-2019 Fellow Tash Aw and 2019-2020 Fellow Dina Nayeri have both been named finalists for the L.A. Times Book Prize.

This prize celebrates work in 12 categories: autobiographical prose; biography; current interest; fiction; first fiction; graphic novel/comics; history; mystery/thriller; poetry; science fiction; science and technology and young-adult literature. Tash Aw has been nominated for We, The Survivors in the fiction category, while Dina Nayeri's The Ungrateful Refugee is a finalist for the current interest prize.

The winners will be revealed on April 17th, just before the opening of the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Stories and Ideas.

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