October 31st: Postmark Deadline for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction


Submission Period Now Open
for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The Directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation invite you to submit works of fiction published in 2013 for consideration for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

The PEN/Faulkner Award, which is peer-juried and one of the nation’s foremost awards for literary fiction, honors excellence by selecting five writers whose work represents the best of American fiction published within the calendar year. The winner receives $15,000, and the other four finalists receive $5,000 each. All finalists and the winner are honored each May at the annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. 

For full submissions guidelines, see the Award for Fiction page.