Asako Serizawa Wins The Story Prize Spotlight Award

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Doubleday author Asako Serizawa has won The Story Prize Spotlight Award for INHERITORS, her debut collection of 13 stories that feature five generations of a Japanese family fragmented by the Pacific side of World War II.

The Story Prize Spotlight Award, established in 2014, honors books of exceptional promise by first-time authors; collections in alternative formats; or works that demonstrate an unusual perspective on the writer’s craft. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

Our warm congratulations to Ms. Serizawa, her editor, Lee Boudreaux, and everyone at Doubleday.

The 17th winner of The Story Prize, for which Riverhead author Danielle Evans is a finalist for her book, THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS , will be announced on March 10.

Posted: February 12, 2021