What’s the Real Value of Literary Prizes?

Call over and tell Alexander what YOUR thoughts and feelings about Literary Prizes are…

Notes from An Alien

What's the Real Value of Literary Prizes? I started out in my preparations for this post with just one article, which I will feature; but, as I thought about what to call it, I, for some intuitive reason, did a Google search using that title up there…

I’d already known that there are quite varied and strong opinions on the value of literary prizes—some folks think book publishing will falter and die without them, some feel they’re just the result of non-pretty political machinations…

Here are just a few of the various opinions from the Google Search of What’s the Real Value of Literary Prizes:

Why Books Need Literary Prizes

Why Do We Care About Literary Awards?

Writing And Winning

The Double-Edged Impact of Literary Awards?

If any of you actually went and read all those articles, you’re Amazing🙂

They are, actually, very worthwhile reading

But, now for the article that got me writing…

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