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Before the 2019 National Book Award winners are announced on 11/20, be sure to check out these highlighted finalists from @observer including a nod to PEN America's dedication to literary translation: https://bit.ly/379uIyG.
We are proud to see PEN America President Jennifer Egan (@Egangoonsquad) along with PEN America Members Gillian Flynn, George Saunders, Jesmyn Ward (@jesmimi), and Celeste Ng (@pronounced_ing), on @TIME's list of this decade's most exceptional fiction: https://bit.ly/2qUs6DS.
Kurdish-Iranian refugee and journalist Behrouz Boochani has arrived in New Zealand on a visitor visa after being held by the Australian government for six years: https://bit.ly/2QkYBpw via @smh. Read PEN America’s 2018 interview with Boochani: https://bit.ly/2QlKU9J.