One of these four finalists—Engel (left), Hobson, Sexton, Obejas—will be named the 42nd recipient of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature

Shortlist of finalists for 42nd annual Dos Passos Prize announced

Longwood University is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 John Dos Passos Prize, the oldest literary award given by a Virginia college or university, which honors one of America’s most talented but underappreciated writers.