Recommended Reading: Literary Sports Writing

These works of literary sports writing discuss much more than games. Award judges Joel Drucker, Chad Harbach, and Jackie MacMullan have chosen the following nine titles for the PEN/ESPN… More

2014 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

WinnerDr. Carl Hart, High Price (Harper)The PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award celebrates writing that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of physical and biological sciences. The winner… More

2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

WinnerKaren Emmerich & Edmund Keeley, Diaries of Exile by Yannis Ritsos (Archipelago)The $3,000 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation recognizes book-length translations of poetry from any language into English published… More

2014 PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship

WinnerLinda Oatman High, "The Taste of Elephant Tears"The PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship, established in 2001, provides a writer with a measure of financial sustenance in order to make… More

2014 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing

WinnerMark Fainaru-Wada & Steve Fainaru, League of Denial (Crown Archetype)The $5,000 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing honors a nonfiction book about sports. Eligible titles should be of a… More

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