On Wednesday, CLMP announced the winners for this year’s Firecracker Awards at the powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn. Augury Books was honored to attend, alongside Firecracker fiction nominee Halina Duraj for The Family Cannon.
Graywolf Press took home the fiction prize for Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen. Other winners included Tender Buttons Press in the poetry category for Bernadette Mayer’s Sonnets, originally published in 1989; NBM Publishing for the graphic novel Beauty, written by Hubert and illustrated by husband and wife team Kerascoët; and Sourcebooks for Patty Blount’s Some Boys in the young adult category.
Find out more about the Firecracker Awards and the winning titles at CLMP. More pics below!
Many thanks to CLMP, powerHouse, and Halina Duraj.
Also, remember that Augury’s reading period is open through July 31. Submit here!