2020 FINALISTS - BEST NEW VOICE: FICTION
The Boys Who Woke Up Early
Author: A.D. Hopkins
Publisher: Imbrifex Books
A gritty but tender story about adolescence and racism set in the hills of western Virginia at the end of the Eisenhower years.
The Last Getaway
Author: Clay Savage
Publisher: Ocean Park Press
When a bank heist goes sideways, two getaway drivers come together to figure out what the hell happened, and make the score of a lifetime.
Author: Trish Heald
Publisher: Glasswing Media
A retired curmudgeon struggles to create a new identity after the death of his wife and the discovery of a devastating family secret.
The Traveling Triple-C Incorporeal Circus
Author: Alanna McFall
Publisher: Atthis Arts
Chelsea is determined to make it to her brother’s wedding. And she won’t let the fact that she’s been dead for two years stop her.
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