The winners of the 2020 Southern Book Prize, honoring "the best in Southern literature, from the people who would know... Southern Independent Booksellers and their independently minded customers," are:
Fiction: The Magnetic Girl by Jessica Handler (Hub City Press)
Nonfiction: Tell Me a Story: My Life with Pat Conroy by Cassandra King Conroy (Morrow)
Children's: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi (Wednesday Books)
The longlist has been released for the 2020 Klaus Flugge Prize, which is awarded to "the most promising and exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration." The shortlist will be announced May 19 at Foyles Charing Cross Road in London, and the winner will be revealed on September 16. Check out the longlisted illustrators here.