Below is a list of each nominating author and, in bold, the 5 Under 35 honoree selected.
Amity Gaige was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree in 2006. Her most recent novel is Schroder, and she selected Thomas Pierce, author of Hall of Small Mammals (Riverhead / Penguin Random House).
Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn is on the 2016 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction. She won the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for her bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, and she selected Brit Bennett, author of The Mothers (Riverhead / Penguin Random House).
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