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III. 2016: Roster of Current Trustees

Board of Trustees  2014-2015  (As of December 2015) Officers Peter Godwin, President  John Troubh, Executive Vice-President  Jeri Laber, Vice-President Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Vice-President  Annette Tapert, Vice-President  John Oakes, Treasurer  Theresa Rebeck, Secretary  Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director Term Trustees Edward Burlingame  Roxanne Donovan Jennifer Egan Nathan Englander Morgan Entrekin Jeanmarie Fenrich Masha Gessen Wendy Gimbel Barbara Goldsmith Annette Gordon-Reed Tom Healy Samuel Heins Tracy… More

Defining Socially Engaged Fiction

Socially engaged fiction, for the purposes of the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, may describe categorical human transgressions in a way that compels readers to examine their own… More

III. Roster of Current Trustees

Board of Trustees  2014-2015  (As of December 2014) Officers Peter Godwin, President John Troubh, Executive Vice-President Jeri Laber, Vice-President Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Vice-President Annette Tapert, Vice-President John Oakes, Treasurer Theresa Rebeck, Secretary Suzanne Nossel, Executive… More

The Kites

Set in Normandy during the Occupation, The Kites is a love story that draws on Gary's own experience of World War II. Published shortly before Gary's suicide, in 1980,… More