the 59th Annual PEN America Literary Awards
The 59th annual PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony was an unmissable celebration of this year’s most resonant literature, hosted by Kal Penn with career achievement awards to Tina Fey, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, and Vinod Kumar Shukla. This year, PEN America presented 11 book awards totaling more than $350,000 in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, biography, essay, science writing, and translation. Get to know this year’s winners, learn more about the distinguished panel of literary judges, read event highlights, and scroll through red carpet photos.
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