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Congratulations to Karen Joy Fowler
Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Join us on May 10, 2014 for the 34th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony & Dinner where we will honor Fowler and the four finalists for the award, Daniel Alarcón, Percival Everett, Joan Silber, and Valerie Trueblood. Tickets are available online here, or by calling the Folger’s Box Office at: (202) 544-7077. For more information, visit our Award for Fiction page. You can also purchase books by this year’s winner and finalists from our partners at Politics & Prose by clicking here.

Now Hiring Interns for Summer 2014!
Now Hiring Interns for Summer 2014!
We’re currently seeking two interns to assist in several exciting projects at PEN/Faulkner over the summer. Interested applicants should send a résumé and brief cover letter (no more than one page) explaining their interest and specifying the position for which they are applying. All … Read More
Teachers, Authors, Students, Readers: Check out Our New Writers in Schools Website
Teachers, Authors, Students, Readers: Check out Our New Writers in Schools Website
PEN/Faulkner's new Writers in Schools web platform is a powerful tool for teachers, students, and general readers alike. Check out our list of participating authors, available books, and our library of high quality curricular materials. Read More
April 25, 2014: Rebecca Mead in Conversation with Hanna Rosin & Margaret Talbot at Hill Center
April 25, 2014: Rebecca Mead in Conversation with Hanna Rosin & Margaret Talbot at Hill Center
On April 25, at 7 p.m., Hill Center and PEN/Faulkner will present author Rebecca Mead in conversation with journalist and author Hanna Rosin. Mead will read from her acclaimed work of narrative nonfiction My Life in Middlemarch. Read More
Tickets Available Now: 34th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner
Tickets Available Now: 34th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner
Tickets are now for the 34th annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and can be purchased by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077. The event will take place on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Read More