Congratulations Dionne Bremeyer, The Islands long-listed for the 2023 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Author: Pauline Namuleme

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Dionne Irving Bremyers's recent collection of short stories, The Islands, which follows the diasporic lives of Jamaican women as they attempt to escape the ghosts of colonialism, was long-listed for the Pen/Faulkner Award in Fiction, the most prestigious peer-juried literary prize in America. Ten books have been selected, from which five will be short-listed in March, with the final winner ("first among equals") to be announced in April.