Pen faulkner award winners list
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction WinnersThe PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a national prize which honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year. Three judges, chosen annually by the directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, select five books from among the more than 300 works submitted, making this the largest peer-juried award in the country. The winning writer and four finalists are honored at a ceremony held in Washington at the Folger Shakespeare Library in May.
All Winners - PEN/Faulkner Award: Books
Already have an account? Log in! Table of Contents Background to the Award. Award Winners. Background to the Award. The Faulkner Award is the largest peer-juried award in the nation.
Joan Silber’s ‘Improvement’ wins PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
The judges made the following collective statement about their selections:. Our finalists were chosen for their genuine and emotional possession of an American narrative that includes us all, beyond walls or any lines. Blanche McCrary Boyd is an American novelist, journalist, essayist, and professor. She is the author of five novels and a collection of autobiographical journalism The Redneck Way of Knowledge , Tomb of the Unknown Racist is narrated by the same character as The Revolution of Little Girls and Terminal Velocity , although the three novels function independently.
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