Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalists 'Capture The Messiness Of Reality'

Aspen finalists: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward; What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah; Exit West by Mohsin Hamid; Mad Country by Samrat Upadhyay; What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons

The award, which focuses on pressing social issues, has revealed its inaugural shortlist — including fiction by Jesmyn Ward, Zinzi Clemmons, Mohsin Hamid, Samrat Upadhyay and Lesley Nneka Arimah.

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