Finch on ALA RUSA 2011 Reading List

Rather happy to note that the ALA has honored my novel Finch by placing it on the short list in the fantasy category. Here’s the full list in that section:

Winner: “Under Heaven” by Guy Gavriel Kay


“Finch” by Jeff VanderMeer, Underland Press
“The Half-Made World” by Felix Gilman, Tor Books
“The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” by N.K. Jemisin, Orbit
“Nights of Villjamur” by Mark Charan Newton, Spectra


  1. says

    Congratulations! It is well-deserved. Finch was my first experience with your work last year (yes, I broke my long-standing rule and didn’t read the books in order) and I was well and truly impressed. Best of luck!


  1. […] Hat-tip to Jeff VanderMeer for pointing this out (he was on the list too). So I’m on the American Library Associations’s RUSA Reading List for 2011, which I am reliably informed (by several people very quickly on Twitter) that it’s actually a pretty big deal, and for that reason it gets a blog post. Here’s the list of fantasy novels in full. […]