Jesmyn Ward Wins the 2017 National Book Award

  • November 16, 2017

The novelist earned the coveted prize for Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward was named the recipient of the 2017 National Book Award for fiction during a ceremony in New York City last night. In honor of Ward’s accomplishment, we invite you to read our review of her winning novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing. As you’ll see, our reviewer was as smitten with it as the awards committee clearly was.

For a list of all the 2017 winners, click here.

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