Titles from NYRB longlisted for PEN awards and shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award April 03, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the following books from NYRB have made the longlists and shortlists for PEN awards and a Lambda Literary award. 

Ian Buruma’s Theater of Cruelty has been included on the longlist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook, translated by Peter Bush, and Tove Jansson’s The Woman Who Borrowed Memories, translated by Thomas Teal and Silvester Mazzarella, have been included on the Pen Translation Prize longlist. 

Finalists will be announced on April 15, and the winners of all 2015 PEN awards will be announced on May 13 and honored at PEN’s Literary Awards Ceremony on June 8 at The New School in NYC.

Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre, translated by Ari Larissa Heinrich, has been shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award in the Lesbian General Fiction category. Winners of the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards will be announced at a gala ceremony on June 1st in NYC.