Two HUIZACHE contributors are among the finalists for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award, announced on Monday, January 19.
In the poetry category, Willie Perdomo has been named for “The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon” (Penguin Books). Other finalists in the category are Saeed Jones, Claudia Rankine, Christian Wiman, and Jake Adam York.
In the nonfiction category, Héctor Tobar has been named for “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Other finalists in the category are David Brion Davis, Peter Finn and Petra Couvee; Elizabeth Kolbert; and Thomas Piketty.
Perdomo appeared in HUIZACHE’s debut issue and Tobar in our third issue. Congratulations to both!