The 15th Asian American Literary Awards

Fiction

Quarantine (Harper Perennial)

By Rahul Mehta

Judges

Brian Leung, Sukhdev Sandhu, Deanna Fei


Finalists

Haywire by Thaddeus Rutkowski (Starcherone Books)

Ms. Timmins School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy (Harper Perennial)

Nonfiction

Assassins of the Turquoise Palace

(Grove Press) By Roya Hakakian

Judges

Manan Ahmed, Reiko Rizzuto, and Susette Min


Finalists

The Tell-Tale Brain by V.S. Ramachandran (W.W. Norton)

A Thousand Times More Fair by Kenji Yoshino (Ecco)

Poetry

PIER (Alice James Books)

By Janine Oshiro

Judges

Kazim Ali, Jennifer Hayashida, Sarah Gambito


Finalist

Schizophrene by Bhanu Kapil (Nightboat Books)



Member's Choice

Announced at the festival!

 

Initiated in 2000, the Members' Choice Award allows Workshop members to choose their favorite title of the previous publishing year. In order to participate in voting for this award, you must be a current member of The Asian American Writers' Workshop. See the eligible titles and cast your vote here.