PEN America Literary Awards

PEN Open Book Award

The PEN Open Book Award invites submissions of book-length writings by authors of color, published in the United States during the current calendar year. More

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The 2018 PEN America Literary Awards Winners

PEN America is thrilled to announce the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards winners. Our awards are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning writers, editors, booksellers, and critics. Learn more… More

The 2018 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

PEN America is thrilled to announce the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards finalists. Our awards are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning writers, editors, booksellers, and critics. Learn more… More

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