george floyds biography makes it to national book awards 2022 long list

Olds' Balladz was among the 10 nominees on the poetry list, which also included Jenny Xie's The Rupture Tense

The lists will be narrowed to five on October 4, and winners will be announced on November 16

The book was published shortly before he died, in June, at age 51

The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness, Imani Perry's South to America

The present volume of essays on Hazarika's music, political and cultural philosophy

The authors go on to present how Hazarika through his music held up to his listeners a mirror to life