The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in the United States. Each year, with the help of its partners and supporters, PEN confers more than $150,000 to writers in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama, or poetry.
Meet the Judges for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards
Learn more about the distinguished judges for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards.
2017 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony
PEN America will confer nearly $315,000 in awards to winning writers and translators at the 2017 Literary Awards Ceremony.
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