2008 PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry

WinnerKimiko HahnThe PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, established by a bequest from Hunce Voelcker, will be presented for the eighth time in 2008. The award is given to a poet… More

2008 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers

WinnerDalia Sofer for her novel The Septembers of Shiraz (Ecco)The PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship honors an exceptionally talented fiction writer whose debut work—a novel or collection of short stories published… More

2008 PEN/Nabokov Award

WinnerCynthia OzickThe PEN/Nabokov Award celebrates the accomplishments of a living author whose body of work, either written in or translated into English, represents achievement in a variety of literary… More

2008 PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship

WinnerTheresa Nelson, author of the forthcoming novel Julia Delaney: The American Version, to be published by Atheneum BooksThe PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship established in 2001, provides an l/author… More

2008 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

WinnerJanet Malcolm for her book Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice (Yale University Press)The PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award is a biennial award given to a distinguished biography possessing notable literary… More

2008 PEN Translation Prize

WinnerMargaret Jull Costa for her translation from the Portuguese of The Maias (New Directions) by Eça de QueirósThe PEN Translation Prize is awarded to book-length translations from any language… More

2008 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

WinnerRosmarie Waldrop for her translation from the German of Lingos I-IX (Burning Deck Press) by Ulf StolterfohtThe PEN Award for Poetry in Translation ($3,000) recognizes book-length translations of poetry… More