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April 5, 2017
Time Out New York Magazine
Time Out Magazine features Nicole Dennis-Benn as an immigrant making a stamp on New York City.

Photograph by Kyle Dorosz


March 23, 2017
New York Public Library Young Lions Award
Here Comes The Sun named finalist for the Young Lions Award


March 14, 2017
Lambda Literary Award
Here Comes The Sun named finalist for the Lambda Literary Award


January 8, 2017
Jamaica Observer
Nicole Dennis-Benn selected among Jamaica's "The Next Wave"



January 2, 2017
Autostraddle.com
Top 10 Best Queer and Feminist Books of 2016



December 30, 2016
Amazon
An Amazon Best Fiction of 2016



December 30, 2016
Barnes and Noble
A Barnes and Noble Best Books of 2016



December 29, 2016
BuzzFeed
One of Buzzfeed’s Best Literary Debuts of 2016



December 28, 2016
Vice
One of Vice’s Best books of 2016 by Immigrants to the US



December 28, 2016
Dallas News
One of Dallas News Critic’s Top Ten Picks



December 20, 2016
Entertainment Weekly
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016



December 17, 2016
The Root
One of The Root’s Best of 2016



December 15, 2016
Flavowire
Flavorwire’s Best of 2016



December 15, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle
A San Franscico Chronicle Best of 2016



December 7, 2016
NYLON
NYLON Magazine 20 Best Books of 2016



December 6, 2016
NPR
One of NPR’s Best Books of 2016



December 2, 2016
BookRiot
A BookRiot Best Book of 2016



December 1, 2016
National Book Critics Circle
Nicole Dennis-Benn named a Finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award



November 29, 2016
Texas Library Association Lariat
Here Comes the Sun shortlisted for The 2017 Lariat List



November 29, 2016
BuzzFeed
A Buzzfeed Best Fiction Book of 2016



November 23, 2016
New York Times
HERE COMES THE SUN makes New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2016"



September 7, 2016
The Jamaica Gleaner
Nicole Dennis-Benn featured in Annie Paul's "Invisible Barriers"



September 3, 2016
The Root
"5 Queer Black Female Authors Who Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open"



September 1, 2016
The Center for Fiction
Nicole Dennis-Benn makes 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Short List


Photograph from The Center for Fiction


September 1, 2016
BuzzFeed
"4 Great Books To Read In September"



August 24, 2016
Book Riot
"Three Women Writers of the Caribbean You Absolutely Must Read"



August 21, 2016
The Jamaica Gleaner
"Editorial | A Renaissance In Writing"



August 19, 2016
Island Outpost
"A Debut Novel is a Love Letter to Jamaica by Author Nicole Dennis-Benn"



August 16, 2016
Flavorwire
"The Sweetest Debut: Nicole Dennis-Benn on The Bible, and Her Favorite Place to Write"



August 9, 2016
Barnes & Noble
"Those People Are Me: Nicole Dennis-Benn on 'Here Comes the Sun' "



August 7, 2016
LA Review of Books
"Me Too, I Say, Me Too: Nicole Dennis-Benn on 'Here Comes the Sun' "



August 3, 2016
Shelf Awareness
Nicole Dennis-Benn Highlights Her Favorite Books and Authors



July 20, 2016
Public Libraries Online
"Writing My Way Through a Dark Tunnel: A Conversation with Nicole Dennis-Benn"



July 13, 2016
New York Times
"A Novelist Who Knows the Real Jamaica"


Photograph by Kwesi Abbensetts


July 12, 2016
Center for Fiction
Nicole Dennis-Benn Nominated for the "2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize"


Photograph from Center for Fiction


July 6, 2016
Literary Hub
"Nicole Dennis-Benn And Chinelo Okparanta Tell Their Own Stories"



July 5, 2016
NPR
"'Here Comes The Sun' Shows A Complex, Heartbreakingly Real Jamaica"



July 5, 2016
BookPage
"Here Comes the Sun - Book Review"



June 30, 2016
Miami Herald
"Can You Bear the Ugly Side of Paradise?"



June 29, 2016
New York Times
"Review: In 'Here Comes the Sun,' a Hustle to Thrive in Jamaica"


Photograph by Tony Cenicola of the New York Times


June 21, 2016
Chicago Tribune
"Nicole Dennis-Benn on 'Here Comes the Sun,' Jamaica's Divided Society"



June 16, 2016
New York Times
Nicole Dennis-Benn Featured Among "300 Authors to Appear at 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival"



June 10, 2016
Publishers Weekly
Nicole Dennis-Benn Rated Among "Writers to Watch Summer-Fall 2016: Anticipated Debut Fiction"


Photograph by Jason Berger


May 31, 2016
Nicole Dennis-Benn Interviewed by Dahlia Harris on Smile Jamaica, Jamaica's #1 Morning Show


Photograph Courtesy of Smile Jamaica - TVJ


May 30, 2016
The Jamaica Gleaner
"Dim View of Tourism in 'Here Comes the Sun'"



May 26, 2016
New York Times
"Forbidden Love, and a View of Jamaica Beyond the Beaches"


Photograph by Tony Cenicola of the New York Times


May 12, 2016
OUT Magazine
"Authors Marlon James and Nicole Dennis-Benn on Being Queer and Jamaican"


Photograph by Ricardo Nelson


May 11, 2016
Publishers Weekly
"BEA 2016: Nicole Dennis-Benn: The Real Jamaicans"



September 9, 2015
Jenna Leigh Evans (Blog)
"Seven Questions for the Working Writer: Nicole Dennis-Benn"



June 11, 2015
GO! Magazine
"100 Women We Love"



May 18, 2015
Publishers Weekly
"Norton Invests in Jamaican Author's Debut"



December 5, 2014
Girls Write Now
"Stay True to That Conviction to Write: Q&A with Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn"