Now in its second year, 5 Under 35 highlights the work of the next generation of fiction writers by asking five previous National Book Awards fiction Winners and Finalists to select one fiction writer under the age of 35 whose work they find particularly promising and exciting.
Who are the Under 35 5?
Kirstin Allio (Garner, 2005)
Dinaw Mengestu (The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, 2007)
Asali Solomon (Get Down, 2006)
Anya Ulinich (Petropolis, 2007)
Charles Yu (Third Class Superhero, 2006)