"The Next Generation of Fiction Writers"

The National Book Foundation announced their 5 Under 35 list of young fiction writers "selected by a previous National Book Award Finalist or Winner as someone whose work is particularly promising and exciting and is among the best of a new generation of writers":

Matthew Eck, The Farther Shore (Milkweed Editions, 2007), selected by Joshua Ferris

Keith Gessen, All the Sad Young Literary Men (Viking Press, 2008), selected by Jonathan Franzen

Sana Krasikov, One More Year: Stories (Spiegel & Grau, 2008), selected by Francine Prose

Nam Le, The Boat (Knopf, 2008), selected by Mary Gaitskill

Fiona Maazel, Last Last Chance (FSG, 2008), selected by Jim Shepard

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