MOCKINGBIRD is a National Book Award Finalist

I send my heartfelt thanks to the National Book Foundation for naming MOCKINGBIRD as a 2010 finalist for the National Book Award.  I’m so grateful for the National Book Foundation, whose wonderful  mission it is to “celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America,” and thankful that the honor is given by writers (peers) to other writers.  What an honor.

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14 responses to “MOCKINGBIRD is a National Book Award Finalist

  1. I’m so excited for you! Congratulations.

  2. I just read the announcement on PW Daily and was excited to see you were nominated. Congratulations!!!

  3. Wowza! I was so excited to read this this morning!

  4. nicawaters

    So very wonderful, Kathy!!! The book (and its author) richly deserve this award – what a fabulous recognition. Good work!

  5. Oh wow!! Kathy that is so awesome. My heart is pounding. What is yours doing?

  6. stacey

    I am so proud to have you as a friend and mentor. Mockingbird is truly a touching and masterfully crafted story with it’s tenderly delivered message of acceptance and is rightfully deserving of such an honor. Congratulations!

  7. Kathy!!!! Congrats!!! I knew as soon as I read it it was an award winning book. I’ve been saying a different award all year for it. Congrats!!!!

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