Young Lions

Thu 1 Jun 2006 - Filed under: Not a Journal., | Leave a Comment | Posted by: Gavin

Magic for Beginners is a finalist for the Young Lions Award. This year’s finalists are:

Uzodinma Iweala, Beasts of No Nation
Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Sightseeing
Kelly Link, Magic for Beginners
Ander Monson, Other Electricites
Eric Puchner, Music Through the Floor

There are 3(!) nights of events:

  • Tues, June 6: Pre-party for readers, judges, founders of YL, finalists and guests.
  • Wed, June 7, 7-9 PM: Sixth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award Ceremony at the Humanities & Social Sciences Library in the Celeste Bartos Forum, Fifth Ave. & 42nd St. (please use the entrance at 42nd St.) In this cabaret-like setting, we will be presenting the Sixth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award, honoring the works of today’s Young Fiction Writers. Selections from the finalists’ books will be read by Ethan Hawke and other distinguished guests.
  • Thurs, June 8, 7-9 PM : Young Lions Fiction Award Benefit Dinner
    — 9:00p – 1:00a Dance. @ the Humanities & Social Sciences Library, Fifth Ave. & 42nd St. (please use the entrance at Fifth Ave.)


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