Kirkus announces new book awards worth $150,000 per year

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Kirkus announces new book awards worth $150,000 per year

Jun 01 2014

Kirkus Reviews has founded the Kirkus Prize to honor "outstanding writing by authors whose books have earned the Kirkus Star in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and young readers' literature." All books that receive a Kirkus starred review will be automatically eligible for entry. The prize for each category will be $50,000. Six finalists in each category will be announced on Sept. 30, 2014, and the winners will be announced on Oct. 23, 2014.

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