VCU Cabell First Novel award


The Brothers’ Lot from Akashic Books

Delighted to find out that The Brothers Lot is a semifinalist for the 2012 Virginia Commonwealth University Cabell first Novel Award.  I had the pleasure of reading with Justin Torres at the Brooklyn Book Festival last year so I know I am in fine company here.  Very proud to be included in this list of worthies:

The Brothers’ Lot by Kevin Holohan
Show Me Good Land by Shonna Milliken Humphrey
A Young Man’s Guide to Late Capitalism by Peter Mountford
The Book of Want by Daniel Olivas
This Burns My Heart by Samuel Park
and yet they were happy by Helen Phillips
The Fates Will Find Their Way by Hannah Pittard
The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
Along the Watchtower by Constance Squires
We the Animals by Justin Torres
The Submission by Amy Waldman
Touch by Alexi Zentner

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2 Responses to VCU Cabell First Novel award

  1. Kevin, congratulations! I have to get your book…I love your press. I am happy to be in this great group of authors, too. Onward!

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