IN STORE: Carol Shields Prize Public Event

On the eve of the inaugural awarding of the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, Canadian author and historian Charlotte Gray will moderate a lively discussion with the five finalists for the prize. The Carol Shields Prize was created to promote and celebrate women and non-binary writers, and the winner will be receiving a generous award of $150,000. 

Finalists for the prize are: Daphne Palasi Andreades, Fatimah Asghar, Talia Lakshmi Kolluri, Suzette Mayr and Alexis Schaitkin.

This is a free event which will take place IN STORE on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:30pm Central Time. Because space will be limited, registration is required to attend this event. Please register for free by filling out the form below! (Note: If for any reason you need to cancel your registration, please call the store at 615-953-2243 at least 24 hours before the event so your space can be provided to another guest.) Masks are strongly encouraged during this event.


Event date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
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Brown Girls: A Novel By Daphne Palasi Andreades Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593243442
Availability: Availability to be confirmed
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When We Were Sisters: A Novel By Fatimah Asghar Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593133460
Availability: Availability to be confirmed
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What We Fed to the Manticore By Talia Lakshmi Kolluri Cover Image
ISBN: 9781953534415
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - September 6th, 2022

The Sleeping Car Porter By Suzette Mayr Cover Image
ISBN: 9781552454589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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Elsewhere: A Novel By Alexis Schaitkin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250219633
Availability: Availability to be confirmed
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