Four Workshop Grads Longlisted for 2017 National Book Awards
Four graduates of the Iowa Writers' Workshop were among those longlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards: Laurel Snyder, Shane McCrae, Daniel Alarcón, and Carmen Maria Machado.
Daniel Alarcón and Carmen Maria Machado were longlisted for the 2017 Award for Fiction. Daniel Alarcón was nominated for his story collection, The King Is Always Above the People: Stories, published by Penguin Random House. Carmen Machado was nominated for her debut, Her Body and Other Parties: Stories, published by Graywolf Press.