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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.
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The 35th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony & Dinner
Celebrating the winner as "first among equals," the 35th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony & Dinner will take place at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
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Announcing The 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Winner
  Congratulations to Atticus Lish, winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his novel Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), and congratulations again to our four finalists: Jeffery Renard Allen for Song of the Shank (Graywolf Press) Jennifer Clement for …
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Congratulations 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists!
Judges Alexander Chee, Marc Fitten, and Deirdre McNamer have announced their list of finalists for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. The winner will be announced on April 7th, and the 35th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner will be held on …
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Mar. 9th: Brando Skyhorse in Conversation with Lisa Page
The next installment of the Hill Center & PEN/Faulkner Literary Reading Series features Brando Skyhorse, author of The Madonnas of Echo Park and Take This Man, in conversation with Lisa Page, Acting Director of Creative Writing, The George Washington University.
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Feb. 25th: Voices Beyond Bondage at Hill Center
The next installment of the Hill Center & PEN/Faulkner Literary Reading Series features Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis, editors of Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century, in conversation with Lisa Page, Acting Director of Creative Writing, The George Washington University.
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High School Students: Last Chance to Enter 2014 Essay Contest!
This summer, renowned writers around the country will write short pieces on the theme of “Danger” in preparation for the annual PEN/Faulkner Gala. Now you have the same opportunity! Two D.C. public or public charter high school students will be …
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Saturday, May 2, 2015
35th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
35th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Reading
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These Three Incredible Literary Experiences Are Open for Bidding at Charity Buzz!
PEN/Faulkner is thrilled to announce that following the success of our PEN/Faulkner Awards Weekend Package, we've launched three additional literary experiences that are now open for bidding.
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March 31: On the Same Page: Voices of Incarcerated Youth – Free Minds Poetry Reading & Community Dialogue
On Monday, March 31st at 7 p.m., Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop, in collaboration with the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, will host its second annual community poetry reading and dialogue at Hill Center.
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