Machado and Egan Make NBA Fiction Longlist

The longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction has been announced, including Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf) and Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner)

The Young People’s longlist was revealed September 12. The National Book Awards (NBA) longlists for other categories will be announced throughout September, and finalists will be announced October 4, 2017. Winners will be announced at a ceremony and benefit dinner in New York on November 15, 2017. Each finalist will receive a prize of $1,000, a medal, and a citation; each of the four category winners will receive $10,000 and a bronze sculpture. For more information, including announcement dates and the complete Fiction longlist, see the National Book Foundation site.