April 27, 2017
Every ten years, Granta, a UK-based literary “magazine of new writing,” releases a list of authors deemed “the best young American novelists of their generation – writers of remarkable achievement and promise, still in their twenties and thirties.” Granta began this tradition in 1997.
2017 list of 21 writers, selected by Patrick deWitt, and our authors A.M. Homes, Kelly Link, Ben Marcus and Sigrid Rausing, Granta
’s editor and publisher, includes 12 authors published by Penguin Random House:
author of such novels as HOW TO SET A FIRE AND WHY
, A CURE FOR SUICIDE
and THE CURFEW
, author of THE GIRLS
, author of BOOK OF NUMBERS
and MOVING KINGS
, author of FATES AND FURIES
, author of HOMEGOING
Garth Risk Hallberg
, author of CITY ON FIRE
author of THE PATRIOTS
(Spiegel & Grau)
, author of THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BOMBS
, author of THE TSAR OF LOVE AND TECHNO
and A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA
(Hogarth). Mr. Marra’s forthcoming book, THE PEACOCK PALACE, will be published by Hogarth in 2018.
, author of ALL OUR NAMES
(Vintage) as well as THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS
and HOW TO READ THE AIR
, author of EILEEN
and HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD
Claire Vaye Watkins
, author of BATTLEBORN
and GOLD FAME CITRUS
Congratulations to our authors, their editors and publishers.
complete “Best of Young American Novelists List 3” list here
A special edition of Granta
, featuring writings by the writers on the new list, by will be published May 4.