In 5 days Buzzfeed will announce this year’s 5 Under 35 honorees!
Honorees are promising young writers selected by past Winners and Finalists of the National Book Awards. The writers who chose this year’s honorees are: Andrea Barrett, Amy Bloom, Andre Dubus III, Aleksandar Hemon, and Karen Tei Yamashita.
The Honorees will be celebrated at an event on 11/17 that marks the beginning of National Book Awards week. The ceremony will be hosted by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (Mo’ Meta Blues) with Ben Greenman (The Slippage) as MC and DJ at Brooklyn’s powerHouse Arena, thanks to generous support from Amazon.com.