Pachinko is named as a Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalist
RECOGNIZING THE POWER OF LITERATURE TO PROMOTE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION, DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE ANNOUNCES 2018 FINALISTS IN FICTION & NONFICTION Shortlist includes Sing, ,Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates; Winners to be honored at gala ceremony on October 28th Dayton, OH (August 14, 2018) – Recognizing the power of literature to promote peace and reconciliation, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in fiction and nonfiction. Inspired by the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords that ended the war in Bosnia, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the only international literary peace prize awarded in the United States. The Prize celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, justice, and global understanding. This year’s winners will be honored at a gala ceremony in Dayton on October 28th.