1997 Literary Award Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionMark Doty, Heaven’s Coast (HarperCollins)Book-of-the-Month Club Translation PrizeArnold Pomerans, The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (Viking)PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for TranslationRobert FaglesPEN Award for Poetry… More

1998 Literary Award Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirPeter Balakian, Black Dog of Fate (Basic)PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionSerge Schmemann, Echoes of a Native Land (Knopf)PEN/Laura Pels International… More

1999 Literary Award Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirTed Solotaroff, Truth Comes in Blows (Norton)PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionPhilip Gourevitch, We Wish to Inform You That Tommorrow We… More

2000 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir Jeffery Smith, Where the Roots Reach for Water (North Point Press/Farrar, Straus & Giroux) PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction Eileen Welsome, The… More

2001 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirC.K. Williams, MisgivingsPEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionCharles Siefe, Zero (Viking)PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer FellowshipGraham McNameePEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater… More

2002 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir Marie Arana, American Chica (Dial) PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction Nina Bernstein, The Lost Children of Wilder (Pantheon) PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship Lori… More

2003 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirRick Moody, The Black Veil (Little Brown)PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionDaniel Wilkinson, Silence on the Mountain (Houghton)PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer… More

2004 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Robert W. Bingham PrizeJonathan Safron Foer, Everything is Illuminated (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)Will Heinrich, The King's Evil (Scribner) Monique Truong, The Book of Salt (Mariner Books) PEN/Nabokov AwardMavis GallantPEN/Laura Pels International Foundation… More

2005 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Awards for a Master American Dramatist and an American Playwright in Mid-CareerWallace ShawnDael OrlandersmithPEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionSam Harris, The End of FaithRunners… More

2006 Literary Awards Winners

PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirGregory Rabassa, If This Be Treason: Translation and Its DyscontentsFinalistsDan Hofstadter, Falling Palace: A Romance of NaplesMaggie Nelson, Jane: A MurderPEN/Martha Albrand Award for… More