New Academy Prize in Literature

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Maryse Condé was the winner of the prize

The New Academy Prize in Literature was created in 2018 because the Nobel Prize in Literature was not awarded in 2018.[1] The winner was announced on 12 October 2018.[2] The New Academy will be dissolved in December 2018.[3]

The New Academy announced that the four finalists for the prize were Maryse Condé, Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, and Kim Thúy.[4]

The New Academy Prize in Literature was awarded to Maryse Condé.[5]

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  1. Marshall, Alex (July 13, 2018). "An Alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, Judged by You". The New York Times. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  2. Schaub, Michael (September 17, 2018). "Haruki Murakami takes his name out of the running for alternative literature Nobel". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  3. Flood, Alison (July 2, 2018). "Alternative Nobel literature prize planned in Sweden". The Guardian. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  4. "The finalists: The New Academy Prize in Literature 2018". Den Nya Akademien (The New Academy). Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  5. Maryse Condé Wins an Alternative to the Literature Nobel in a Scandal-Plagued Year, nytimes.com. Retrieved October 12, 2018.

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