Believer Book Award

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Believer Book Award is an American literary award presented yearly by The Believer magazine to novels and story collections the magazine's editors thought were the "strongest and most under-appreciated" of the year.[1] A shortlist and longlist are announced, along with reader's favorites, then a final winner is selected by the magazine's editors. The inaugural award was in 2005 for books published in 2004.

Winners and shortlist[edit]

The year below denotes when the books were published; the award is announced the following year. Thus below, the inaugural 2004 books were announced in early to mid-2005.

Blue Ribbon (Blue ribbon) = winner

2004[2]

2005[4]

2006

2007[7]

2008[9]

2009[12]

2010[14]

2011[16][17]

2012[21]

2013[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Believer Book Award", The Millions, March 3, 2011
  2. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2004 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2005. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2004 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2005 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2006. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2005 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "The Believer Book Award 2006 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2007 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2008. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2007 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2008 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  10. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2008 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Emily Perkins Wins Fifth Annual Believer Book Award". Poets & Writers. March 23, 2009. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  12. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2009 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2010. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  13. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2009 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  14. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2010 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  15. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2010 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  16. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2011 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2012. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  17. ^ Jaesung Lee (March 1, 2011). "The Believer's book award finalists include Grace Krilanovich". LA Times. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  18. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2011 winner". The Believer. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Small Presses Dominate Believer Book Prize Shortlist". Poets & Writers. March 5, 2012. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Heather Christle and Ben Lerner Win Believer Awards". Poets & Writers. May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  21. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2013 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  22. ^ Mark Medley (April 29, 2013). "Tamara Faith Berger wins The Believer Book Award". National Post. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  23. ^ "The Believer Book Award 2014 finalists". The Believer. March–April 2014. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Announcing the 2013 Believer Book and Poetry Award Winners". The Believer. May 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 

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