An American Marriage has been selected for the 2019 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist. Comprised of eleven novels, five short-story collections, and thirteen overall literary debuts, final-round shortlist nominees will be announced on February 20th, 2019, followed by a ceremony in New York City on April 11th, 2019 to announce the winner. In a post on her official Facebook page, Tayari Jones writes, “The Aspen Words prize celebrates fiction with a social impact. I’m honored to be in the company of so many writers of conscience. Now, more than ever, we need stories that seek to heal our ailing world.”
To see the 2019 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist in its entirety, click here.