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February 19, 2019
Nicole Dennis-Benn is featured in Medium
How Nicole Dennis-Benn Paid the Bills by Mike Gardener

November 1, 2018
Nicole Dennis-Benn is featured on the cover of Bashy Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2
Nicole Dennis-Benn, Writing and Silver Linings

Photograph by Dee Williams

October 10, 2018
UK and Commonwealth Rights for PATSY
Oneworld signs Dennis-Benn’s migration tale

July 10, 2018
New York Foundation for the Arts
Nicole Dennis-Benn has been awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Grant

April 12, 2018
PBS News Hour
Nicole Dennis-Benn featured on PBS News Hour- Brief But Spectacular

November 6, 2017
2018 Dublin Literary Award Longlist Announced
HERE COMES THE SUN is among the novels listed from 40 countries.

Photograph by Dublin Literary Award Longlist

July 27, 2017
The View
HERE COMES THE SUN was featured as a MUST READ by Sunny Hostin on The View's "Ladies Get Lit" segment

Photograph by The View

June 26, 2017
Pen America
Nicole Dennis-Benn's interview was featured in Pen America's "The Pen Ten" series

Photograph by Jason Berger

June 12, 2017
Lambda Literary
Nicole Dennis-Benn WINS the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction

Photograph by Lambda Literary

June 2, 2017
Kweli Literary Journal
Kweli Literary Journal features Nicole Dennis-Benn

Photograph by Ozier Muhammad

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

Photograph by Young Lions

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
Top 10 Best Queer and Feminist Books of 2016

December 30, 2016
An Amazon Best Fiction of 2016

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

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

December 28, 2016
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
Flavorwire’s Best of 2016

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

December 7, 2016
NYLON Magazine 20 Best Books of 2016

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

December 2, 2016
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
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
"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
"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
"'Here Comes The Sun' Shows A Complex, Heartbreakingly Real Jamaica"

July 5, 2016
"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"