october, 2020

20oct7:00 pm5 Under 35 Ceremony7:00 pm EST

Event Details

C Pam Zhang. Photo credit: Gioia Zloczower
Fatima Mirza. Photo credit: Jüergen Frank
Raven Leilani. Photo credit: Nina Subin
Naima Coster. Photo credit: Jonathan Jiménez
K-Ming Chang. Photo credit: Trina Quach

The National Book Foundation presents the 15th annual 5 Under 35 Ceremony to honor five fiction writers under the age of 35: K-Ming Chang (Bestiary), Naima Coster (Halsey Street), Raven Leilani (Luster), Fatima Farheen Mirza (A Place for Us), and C Pam Zhang (How Much of These Hills Is Gold). Their selectors—2019 National Book Award Winner Susan Choi, 2019 National Book Award Finalist Marlon James, 2018 National Book Award Longlister Tayari Jones, 2018 National Book Award Longlister Tommy Orange, and 2012 5 Under 35 honoree Justin Torres—introduce the debut authors who read an excerpt of their work and participate in a live question-and-answer session with the audience. Presented in partnership with the Miami Book Fair.

Watch the replay here.


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm EST




Miami Book Fair International Miami, FL