Sure, we’re late to every awards party we’re invited to, and then stick close to the walls mumbling into our free cocktails, but we’re humbled, dear friends. We’re beyond thrilled to see our cherished authors and contributors recognized and revered for their extraordinary writing. The best way to celebrate, we found, was to read again the wonderful work they gave homes to within McSweeney’s publications. We’ve bundled together some of our award-winning selections for easy digestion so you, too, can join the party. Check out these staggering accomplishments:
- Deb Olin Unferth and Ilya Kaminsky both walked away with a Guggenheim - Patti Yumi Cottrell is a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award winner, 2017 Gold Medal Winner - Best First Book - from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and a 2018 Whiting Award recipient - Hilton Als received the Pulitzer for criticism in 2017 - Andrew Sean Greer is this year’s recipient of the Pulitzer for fiction
So, what’s included?
-Vacation by Deb Olin Unferth -In the Shape of a Human Body I am Visitng the Earth edited by Ilya Kaminsky, Dominic Luxford, and Jesse Nathan -Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell -White Girls by Hilton Als -McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern Issue 42 with contributions from Andrew Sean Greer and many othersEven award-winning economists agree, 50% off means double the reading pleasure, right? See for yourself why these voices are stirring the pot.