5 Under 35

Created by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian

The National Book Foundation unveiled its annual 5 Under 35 honorees, a selection of five fiction writers under the age of 35 whose debut work “promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape.” Each honoree was selected by a National Book Award Winner, Finalist, or Longlisted author, or by an author previously recognized by the 5 Under 35 program. This year’s honorees are: