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PEN America Announces 2022 Literary Awards Longlists

“This year’s Longlists speak to the extraordinary diversity of the global literary canon, and showcases an incredible wealth of stories and voices from a true cross-section of writers and… More

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Meet the 2022 Literary Awards Judges

PEN America’s 2022 Literary Awards judges join a long tradition of esteemed writers and PEN America members committed to recognizing their contemporaries. More

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Meet the 2021 Literary Awards Judges

PEN America’s 2021 Literary Awards judges join a long tradition of esteemed writers and PEN America members committed to recognizing their contemporaries. More