The National Book Foundation has selected this year’s 5 Under 35:
Matthew Eck (The Farther Shore, 2007)
Keith Gessen (All the Sad Young Literary Men, 2008)
Sana Krasikov (One More Year: Stories, 2008)
Nam Le (The Boat, 2008)
Fiona Maazel (Last Last Chance, 2008)
Interestingly, each promising young writer has been selected by someone previously selected as a promising young writer. Click here to find out who picked whom.