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Kirkus Reviews Offers Three New $50k Book Prizes

Posted at 7:29AM Wednesday 04 Jun 2014

Kirkus Reviews has announced its new Kirkus Prize, a significant — and rich — book prize to be awarded for fiction, nonfiction and young adult literature. The prize will each come with a cash award of $50,000 for each category.

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