Current Nominees

Below are the current nominees for 2015.

Serial 

Sara Koenig (from WBEZ Chicago and This American Life. http://serialpodcast.org/)

Serial

Other Bodies

Nate DiMeo (from The Memory Palace)

Other Bodies

The Grandmother and the Vine of the Dead

Here Be Monsters (from http://www.hbmpodcast.com/)

Grandmother and Vine

Actress

Directed by Robert Greene (from 4th Row Films)

Actress

CitizenFour

Directed by Laura Poitras (from Praxis Films)

Citizenfour

Evaporating Borders

Iva Radivojevic (from Transient Pictures)

Evaporating Borders

#Nightshift

Jeff Sharlett (from Instagram)

Nightshift

Cosmigraphics

Michael Benson (from Harry N. Abrams)

Cosmigraphics

Excerpt from RL

Tom Hart (from Best American Comics 2014)

RL

Mausoleum of Lovers: Journals 1976-1991 

Herve Guibert, Translated by Nathanael (from Nightboat Books)

Mausoleum of Lovers

Works 

Edouard Leve, Translated by Jan Steyn (from Dalkey Archive Press)

Works

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine (from Graywolf Press)

Citizen

Ardor 

Roberto Calasso, Translated by Richard Dixon (from FSG)

Ardor

The Case for Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates (from The Atlantic, June 2014)

Case for Reparations

The Ballad of Geeshi and Elvie

John Jeremiah Sullivan (from The New York Times Magazine, April 13, 2014)

Ballad of Geeshie

The Empathy Exams

Leslie Jamison (from The Believer, February 2014)

Empathy Exams

Difference Maker

Megan Daum (from The New Yorker, September 29, 2014)

Difference Maker

 

‘SSES” ‘SSES” “SSEY’ 

Chaulky White (from Calamari Press)

SSES