Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge [September Check In]

Welcome to the September 2020 check-in for the Book Awards Reading Challenge. This month’s task is to read a book (or books) that WON an award in SEPTEMBER. Then link up to where you posted about it in the comments, on our Goodreads GXO Reading Challenge group or on Instagram using the hashtag #GXOAwardReadingChallenge. And don’t forget to update your 2020 Reading Challenges Tracker.

September Book Award Reading Challenge

September Check In

To get you started, one award traditionally presented in September is The Bard Fiction Prize awarded to a promising emerging writer who is an American citizen aged 39 years or younger at the time of application. The winner of the award presented on Sep. 30. 2019 was Clare Beams, for her debut collection of short stories, We Show What We Have Learned.


  • Your task is to read at least 1 book that has WON a book award presented in the month (any year)
  • Post about what you’ve read anywhere online – your blog, in Goodreads GXO Reading Challenge group and / or social media using the hashtag #GXOAwardReadingChallenge
  • Come back to our check-in here in the comments leave a link and/or tell us which book(s) you read, the award and year it won.

And don’t forget to update your 2020 reading challenges tracker … so what are you reading this month?!


// Comments //

  1. traci lowrey

    Oct 01

    I read Vox by Christina Dalcher it won the 2019 Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award

  2. I just finishedFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury [awarded a retro-Hugo in September 2004]