The annual PEN America Literary Awards this year have included three career-achievement awards and 11 book awards.
Awards: PEN’s 2022 Longlists Include International Poetry, Prose in Translation
The 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will confer a total of more than US$350,000 in prize winnings.
Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
PEN America’s 2021 Awards Winners Include Translators Emma Ramadan, Steve Bradbury
The annual presentation of literary awards and career achievement honors was produced digitally for a second year.
PEN America To Honor Five Career Achievement Prize Recipients
In Thursday’s program, special honorees are George C. Wolfe, Anne Carson, Daniel Alexander Jones, Kwame Dawes, and Pierre Joris.
PEN America Literary Awards Announce the 2021 Finalists
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.
PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners
More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury.
PEN America Announces 2020 Longlists in Its $330,000 Literary Awards
Both the translation and poetry-in-translation prizes are included in the eight longlists released by PEN America for its 2020 literary awards program.
PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings
The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization’s 2019 awards in New York City ’embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.’
PEN America Approaches Its Awards Night With News Media Appearances
Ahead of PEN America’s literary awards night, the organization’s president Jennifer Egan tells CNN, ‘I feel like the next phase is going to be an engagement with the truth.’