The National Book Foundation’s “5 under 35” fiction selections for 2010 is out, and How To Escape From A Leper Colony, by Tiphanie Yanique, selected by our own Jayne Anne Phillips.
The other honorees are:
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children, by Sarah Braunstein (selected by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum)
The Orange Eats Creeps, by Grace Krilanovich (selected by Scott Spencer)
The Tiger’s Wife, by Tea Obreht (selected by Colum McCann)
Once the Shore, by Paul Yoon (selected by Kate Walbert)
Read the bios of the honorees and authors here.