False Calm Finalist for Firecracker Award

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The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses [CLMP] announced its finalists for its fifth annual Firecracker Awards, and we were delighted to see María Sonia Cristoff’s False Calm (tr. Katherine Silver) selected for creative nonfiction. The Firecracker Awards honor the best independently published books of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry and the best literary magazines in the categories of debut and general excellence.

The winners of the Firecracker Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony on June 5, 2019, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Poets House in New York City. Dorothea Lasky, author of the poetry collections Milk (Wave Books, 2018) and ROME (Liveright, 2014), will host the event and a reception will follow.