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American Academy of Arts & Letters Selects Valeria Luiselli & Isabella Hammad as the 2020 Literature Award Winners

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the names of nineteen writers who will receive its 2020 awards in literature, and among them are Valeria Luiselli and Isabella Hammad. The awards will be presented in New York at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial in May, honoring both emerging and established writers. 

Valeria Luiselli is the recipient of this year's Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for her novel Lost Children Archive, while Isabella Hammad's The Parisian has picked up the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. 

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