Awards Roundup: Pen/Faulkner Shortlist and Indies Choice Voting

deb-eisenbergThe Pen/Faulkner shortlist has been released:

A Visit From The Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan

The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, by Deborah Eisenberg

Lord of Misrule, by Jaimy Gordon

Model Home, by Eric Puchner

Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives, by Brad Watson 

The winner will be announced on May 7th, and receive a $15,000 first prize.

In other news, voting is now open for the Indies Choice Awards. In the adult fiction category, a few familiar names great-housepopped up:

Great House, by Nicole Krauss 

How to Read the Air, by Dinaw Mengestu

Room, by Emma Donoghue

The Surrendered, by Chang-rae Lee 

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell

A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan

For the complete list of nominees visit the American Booksellers Association website.

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