Tess Gunty, Imani Perry among National Book Awards winners

  • Nonfiction finalist Meghan O'Rourke attends the 73rd National Book Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

  • Margaret Mitsutani attends the 73rd National Book Awards at Cipriani Wall Street, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK — Tess Gunty’s “The Rabbit Hutch,” a sweeping debut novel set in a low-income housing community in Indiana, has won the National Book Award for fiction. The 30-year-old Gunty was among three writers nominated for their first published books.