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Announcing the Finalists for the 2022 Big Other Book Award for Fiction!

We’re excited to announce the finalists for the 2022 Big Other Book Award for Fiction. The winner will be announced at the 2022 Big Other Book Awards Ceremony, which will be aired virtually (date and time to be announced).

Without further ado, here are the finalists for the 2022 Big Other Book Award for Fiction:

Sheila Ascher and Dennis Straus’s Headless World (McPherson & Company)

Tobias Carroll’s Ex-Members (Astrophil Press)

Kim Chinquee Pipette (Ravenna Press)

Andrew Colarusso and Karen An-hwei Lee’s Souvenirs (Baobab Press)

Jeffrey DeShell’s Porgy & Bess by Miles Davis by George Gershwin by Dubose Heyward (Spuyten Duyvil)

Mark de Silva’s The Logos (Clash Books)

Debra Di Blasi’s Birth of Eros (Kernpunkt Press)

Marcelle Heath’s Is That All There Is (Awst Press)

Cara Hoffman’s Ruin (PM Press)

Andrew Joron’s O0 (Black Square Editions)

Thomas Kendall’s The Autodidacts (Whisk(e)y Tit)

Zain Khalid’s Brother Alive (Grove Press)

Kelly Krumrie’s Math Class (Calamari Archive)

Karen An-Hwei Lee’s Love Chronicles of the Octopodes (Ellipsis Press)

Sam Lipsyte’s No One Left to Come Looking for You (Simon & Schuster)

Norman Lock’s Voices in the Dead House (Bellevue Literary Press)

Michael Martone’s Plain Air: Sketches from Winesburg, Indiana (Baobab Press)

Edie Meidav’s Another Love Discourse (Terra Nova Press)

Pedram Navab’s The Claw of the Magnolia (Spuyten Duyvil)

Nina Shope’s Asylum (Dzanc Books)

Parker Tettleton’s OR (Ravenna Press)

Meg Tuite’s White Van (Unlikely Books)

Robert Vaughan’s Askew (Cowboy Jamboree Press)

Josh Wardrip’s Forum (Tailwinds Press)

Those Who Scream: A Novel by Thirty Writers (Thirty West)


(Image: Erik Johansson’s A Place like Home, 2022)

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