Kelly Link was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her short story collection Get in Trouble(Random House)..
Deborah Lutz's The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects (W.W. Norton) was named a finalist for the PEN Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography.
M.O. Walsh's My Sunshine Away (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) is a finalist for SIBA's "The Great Santini Fiction Prize."
Comedy Central and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Company have optioned Keith Lee Morris's short story "My Roommate Kevin Is Awesome" to be developed as a TV series.
M.O. Walsh's debut novel, My Sunshine Away, was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons on February 10. During its first week on sale, My Sunshine Away hit The New York Times' extended bestseller list at #18.
Ed Park at Penguin Press has acquired Shawn Vestal's debut novel, Daredevils, for publication in Spring 2016. More details at Publishers Weekly's "Deals of the Week."
Kelly Link's new collection, Get in Trouble (Random House), landed in bookstores on February 3, and has been receiving rave reviews. Click on the links below for a sampling of the media coverage (reviews and interviews).
The New York Times Book Review; The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice; and By the Book
David Ulin at The Los Angeles Times
The Wall Street Journal
Laura Miller at Salon
The Boston Globe
The San Francisco Chronicle
The Chicago Tribune
New York Magazine
NPR's All Things Considered
The Toronto Star
The New Zealand Herald
Shawn Vestal was awarded the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction for Godforsaken Idaho. You can read the judges' citation here: pen.org/literature/2014-penrobert-w-bingham-prize