2017 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

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PEN America Center, founded in 1922 and based in New York City, works to advance literature, to defend free expression, and to foster international literary fellowship. It has an extensive program of annual awards and fellowships that serve to recognize recent outstanding endeavors in various literary fields and to encourage […]

2014 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists

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The Pen/Faulkner Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2014 awards. The award is “a national prize which honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year. Three writers are chosen annually by the directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation to serve as judges for the […]

Whiting Writers’ Awards Announced

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From THP: NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Ten emerging authors, poets and playwrights have been picked as winners of $50,000 prizes for showing “exceptional talent and promise.” Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner hosted a ceremony in Manhattan on Monday for the Whiting Writers’ Awards. Recipients include fiction writers […]