Congratulations to Andrew Lam! His book Birds of Paradise Lost is on the shortlist for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing.
Lam's book placed in the Fiction category shortlist. The award is named after William Saroyan, a Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award-winning American writer and playwright, best known for his short stories about humorous experiences of immigrant families and children in California. The award is "intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation."
To find out more and see the rest of the finalists, click here.