Finalists Announced for the New American Voices Award

Rachel Heng’s The Great Reclamation, Angie Kim’s Happiness Fall, and DK Nnuro’s What Napoleon Could Not Do have been named finalists for the Institute for Immigration Research’s New American Voices Award. 

Thank you for a Fantastic Spring!

From Chocolate Lovers to our first Mini Fest, to the return of Story Sprint, to a sold out night featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks, it was quite the 25th Anniversary kickoff! It has been wonderful to see all of our readers back in-person. We can’t wait to bring your our Summer lineup on June 1, and our Fall lineup this August, as part of our new year-round festival model.

New American Voices Award

Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research’s New American Voices Award recognizes recently published works that illuminate the complexity of the human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing.

Fall for the Book Podcast

Kara Oakleaf & Suzy Rigdon sit down with writers from across the genre spectrum in the Fall for the Book podcast, part of the Watershed Lit Station. This season, hear from Vanessa Riley, Mojgan Ghazirad, Caty Borum, and M.P. Woodward. You can listen on Soundcloud, Spotify, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts.  The podcast has also been featured in Northern Virginia Magazine. Read it here!

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As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Fall for the Book is sustained by the generous contributions of Corporate Sponsorship as well as our Friends of the Festival program.

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Fall for the Book is an independent nonprofit that is part of Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice at George Mason University.

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