Townsend Award Ceremony

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Eagle Eye Book Shop says
On Thursday, April 28, 2016, book lovers throughout the state will gather together to celebrate the works of the authors chosen as finalists for this biennium's awarding of the Townsend Prize for Fiction. The reception and award ceremony will take place at the historic DeKalb History Center/Old Courthouse on the Square in Downtown Decatur from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

The finalists for the 2016 award represent the very best achievements in letters by Georgia writers over the course of the preceding two years, reflecting the prize's celebration of the Southern voice in all its intricacies and incarnations. The finalists for the 2016 Townsend Prize for Fiction are:

The Coming by Daniel Black
Twain's End by Lynn Cullen
A Clear View of the Southern Sky by Mary Hood
Driving the King by Ravi Howard
An Isolated Incident by Soniah Kamal
Song of the Vagabond Bird by Terry Kay
Pretty Is by Maggie Mitchell
Kismetwali & Other Stories by Reetika Khanna Nijhawan
Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich
Offerings from a Rust Belt Jockey by Andy Plattner

2016 marks the thirty-fifth year of the Townsend Prize's existence and the nineteenth awarding of the prize.

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