Promoting a Love of Literature

PEN/Faulkner is a nonprofit literary organization that promotes a lifelong love of reading and a connection to writing through public events, in-school education, and public promotion of exceptional literary achievement. We annually administer the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, one of the highest honors available to American fiction writers. 

Announcing the 2015 PEN/Malamud Award Winner
Announcing the 2015 PEN/Malamud Award Winner
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is pleased to announce that Deborah Eisenberg will receive the 2015 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story in an Award Ceremony & Reading held at the Folger Shakespeare Library in December 2015. Read More
Writers in Schools Panel at the Scottish Rite Center
Writers in Schools Panel at the Scottish Rite Center
On June 2nd, the Scottish Rite Masons, in collaboration with the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, proudly present Rachel Broudy, Richard McCann, Frazier O'Leary, George Pelecanos, and Morowa Yejidé with moderator Susan Eisenhower for an evening devoted to discussing PEN/Faulkner's Writers in Schools Program. Read More
BALTIMORE - 2015 Summer Supper & Book Club
BALTIMORE – 2015 Summer Supper & Book Club
Summer is almost here, Baltimore, and while the school year is coming to a close, our Writers in Schools programming is not! Join us for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Summer Supper & Book Club and spend your summer reading great books, eating great … Read More
DC - 2015 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Summer Supper & Book Club
DC – 2015 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Summer Supper & Book Club
Summer is almost here, and while the school year is coming to a close, our Writers in Schools programming is not! Join us for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Summer Supper & Book Club and spend your summer reading great books, eating pizza and … Read More