2015 Literary Award Winners

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize
The Dog (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by Jack Livings 

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay 
Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (New York Review Books) by Ian Buruma

PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award 
War of the Whales: A True Story (Simon & Schuster) by Joshua Horwitz 

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown) by Sheri Fink

PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard (W.W. Norton & Company) by John Branch

PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award For Literary Sports Writing 
Bob Ryan

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography 
The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court (Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) by Anna Whitelock 

PEN Open Book Award
Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press) by Claudia Rankine

PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize
Adriana E. Ramírez for Dead Boys

PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for a Master American Dramatist 
Tina Howe

PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for an American Playwright in Mid-Career 
Anna Washburn

PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for an Emerging American Playwright 
Jennifer Blackmer

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation 
I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) Translated from the Pashto by Eliza Griswold 

PEN Translation Prize
Baboon by Naja Marie Aidt, (Two Lines Press), Translated from the Danish by Denise Newman 

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants
Allison M. Charette, Jennifer Croft, Stephan Delbos and Tereza Novická, Amanda DeMarco, Adriana X. Jacobs, Roy Kesey, Lee Klein, Dong Li, Meg Matich, Jacob Moe, Rajiv Mohabir, Takami Nieda, Zoë Perry, Will Schutt, and Simon Wickhamsmith

PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry
Saeed Jones for Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press) 

PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing 
Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House

PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation 
Burton Watson

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