Dana Spiotta named a finalist in 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

Feb 23, 2017


Congratulations to Dana Spiotta, associate professor in the Department of English M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, whose novel Innocents and Others (Scribner) has been named a finalist in the Fiction category of the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. Winners will be announced on April 21 at the thirty-seventh annual awards ceremony.

Read the full list of finalists here.

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