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2009 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony

May 16, 2009 | Walter Reade Theater | New York City

Billy Collins hosts the 2009 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony

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• Entire event (1:04:48)


• Introduction by Roxana Robinson (3:32)
• Introduction by Billy Collins (3:11)
• Michael Moore: PEN Award for Poetry in Translation (6:18)
• Natasha Wimmer, David Bellos: PEN Translation Prize (4:08)
• Esther Allen: PEN Translation Fund (5:48)
• Richard Nash, Hannah Tinti: The PEN/Nora Magid Award (4:13)
• Linda Gregg, Jeffrey Yang: PEN/Osterweil Award for Poetry (2:59)
• Rene Steink, Richard Brody: Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (5:19)
• Katha Politt, Steven Coll: John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (4:06)
• Theresa Rebeck, Sam Shepard: Laura Pels Foundation Awards for Drama (3:47)
• Nilo Cruz: Laura Pels Foundation Awards for Drama (2:46)
• Laura Furman: PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories (5:04)
• Janna Levin, Donald Ray Pollock: PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers (3:08)
• Claudia Roth Pierpont: The PEN/Saul Bellow Award (4:59)

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