PEN America Announces Two New Awards

PEN America has announced the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the PEN/Jean Stein Grant for Oral History. The former, which comes with a $75,000 purse, will confer one of the biggest monetary awards in the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Finalists for 2022 Literary Awards

65 authors and translators are nominated across 11 awards. Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on February 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists Announced

PEN America has announced their 2022 Literary Award longlists, with awards in 11 different categories. Here they are. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-15 17:59:20 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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PEN America announces literary awards finalists 

The nonprofit organization PEN America announced the finalists for their annual literary awards on Thursday, with books by Ada Limón, Richard Powers, Tommy Orange and Ling Ma among the nominees. Powers' novel "The Overstory" and Limón's poetry collection "The Carrying" made the shortlist for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize

The coming together of the United States' two PEN chapters has given the organization a chance to refocus its Bingham Prize for debut short stories, and it will be awarded in February. The post PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces 2017 Literary Award Winners

PEN America has announced the winners of the majority of its 2017 Literary Awards, which include novelist, essayist, and critic Aleksandar Hemon and novelist Helen Oyeyemi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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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. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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PEN America presents literary awards to Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

The nonprofit organization PEN America announced the winners of its annual literary awards Tuesday night, with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah taking home the prestigious PEN/Jean Stein Award for book of the year for his debut short story collection, "Friday Black." Adjei-Brenyah’s competition for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Daring Works' Fêted at 2019 PEN America Literary Awards

This year's ceremony, held at New York University's Skirball Center and conferred for the first time to a sold-out house, saw debut and women writers have a particularly strong year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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.' The post PEN America Approaches Its Awards Night With News Media Appearances appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PEN America Named BookExpo Ambassador Award Winner

BookExpo will honor PEN America with its seventh annual Industry Ambassador Award, which recognizes major innovators and creative leaders that make the book industry better, on June 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 PEN Literary Award Winners Announced

PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s leading literary and human rights organization, today announced the winners of the 2014 PEN Literary Awards. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN Literary Award Winners Announced

PEN America announced the winners of the 2013 PEN Literary Awards, a list that includes both notables and newcomers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newbery, Caldecott announce 2022 children's book awards

Winners of an array of children’s literature awards reflect a diversity of perspectives and topics. “The Last Cuentista,” a tale of a young girl who must preserve the memory of Earth’s history, won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s best children’s book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

On January 20, the National Book Critics Circle announced 30 finalists in six categories for its annual awards honoring the best books of the previous publishing year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Announces 'I Love My Librarian' Award Winners

ALA officials said they received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, with hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, from "hosting virtual programs to distributing books and technology safely to those in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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