Finalists for Young LIons Award--Authors Younger Than 36
The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award is a $10,000 prize awarded each spring to a writer age 35 or younger for a novel or a collection of short stories.
Established in 2001, this annual award recognizes the work of young authors and celebrates their accomplishments publicly, making a difference in their lives as they continue to build their careers. The Young Lions Fiction Award was founded by Ethan Hawke, Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, Rick Moody, and Hannah McFarland. The Award is made possible by an endowment created with generous gifts from Russell Abrams, Nina Collins, Hannah and Gavin McFarland, Ethan Hawke, Stephan Loewentheil, Rick Moody, Andrea Olshan and Jennifer Rudolph Walsh.
For more information on the Young Lions Fiction Award, please contact the Young Lions office at 212.930.0885 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission guidelines and form.
Matt Bell, In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
Jennifer duBois, Cartwheel
Anthony Marra, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Chinelo Okparanta, Happiness, Like Water
Paul Yoon, Snow Hunters
The Fourteenth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award ceremony will take place on June 9, 2014. For more information or to become a Young Lion, please contact email@example.com.