The annual presentation of literary awards and career achievement honors was produced digitally for a second year.
In Thursday’s program, special honorees are George C. Wolfe, Anne Carson, Daniel Alexander Jones, Kwame Dawes, and Pierre Joris.
From these finalists for the PEN America Literary Awards, winners will be announced on April 8 and receive a total of more than US$380,000.
Based in PEN’s long-running program of writing mentorship for prison inmates, the new prize recognizes four pairs of mentors and mentees .
Following Jennifer Egan in the post, the playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar takes up the PEN America presidency in December.
Voices from across the spectrum of cultural observation look at the dynamics of the moment and predict how ‘We Will Emerge’ from the fray.
To ‘provide a resource in time of need,’ Cambridge University Press reaches out to its experts and specialists around the world for reflections on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Publishing a book was once an event and an overly-prolific writer might be doing more harm to their career than they expect, argues publisher Tim Schaffner.
PEN relaunched PEN Atlas, its portal for international news. It will offer weekly essays and articles from a global who’s-who from the literary world.
Chris Faraone’s father was a self-publisher. Now the author of 99 Nights with the 99 Percent and a publisher’s worst nightmare makes it a second generation.
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