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Subscribe to the 2015-2016 PEN/Faulkner Reading Series!
Subscribe & Save! Be part of the scene at Washington’s most popular and prestigious literary series. Hear great authors read Guarantee your seat Save 15% off single ticket prices, including the PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony & Dinner Enjoy book-signing receptions at …
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Spark: The 27th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Celebration
  Spark: The 27th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Celebration Monday, October 5th, 2015  |  6:30 PM On Monday, Oct. 5th, 2015, PEN/Faulkner will hold its 27th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Celebration at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. …
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Now Accepting Submissions for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction! This year’s judges, Abby Frucht, Molly McCloskey, and Sergio Troncoso, are poised to read the novels, novellas, and collections of short stories and to choose next year’s winner and finalists. …
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Sept. 11th – Padgett Powell at Hill Center
The first 2015-2016 event of the Hill Center & PEN/Faulkner Literary Reading Series features Padgett Powell in conversation with Katherine Heiny.
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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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