Evans, Offill, Strauss Finalists for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize

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The four finalists for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize, an award that honors a distinguished mid-career author of fiction, have been announced and include three books published by Penguin Random House imprints. The $50,000 prize, which is sponsored by the Simpson Literary Project, has been bestowed annually since 2017.

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To view the complete 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize shortlist, click here.

Joyce Carol Oates will join the finalists for a virtual event on Tuesday, March 30. The prize winner is expected to be named in late April.

Posted: March 15, 2021