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Announcing the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award Winner
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is pleased to announce that Joy Williams will receive the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story in an Award Ceremony & Reading held at the Folger Shakespeare Library in December 2016. Joy Williams is the author …
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The PEN/Faulkner Award Judges’ Reading
PEN/Faulkner Presents: The 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award Judges Abby Frucht, Molly McCloskey, & Sergio Troncoso Thursday, May 12th, 2016  |  7:00 PM Free and open to the public Register Here Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE Washington, DC …
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Announcing the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner
Congratulations to James Hannaham, winner of the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his novel Delicious Foods (Little, Brown), and congratulations again to our four finalists: Julie Iromuanya for Mr. and Mrs. Doctor (Coffee House Press) Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Sympathizer (Grove Atlantic) Elizabeth Tallent for Mendocino …
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Calling All Interns!
PEN/Faulkner’s summer internship applications have just opened, and we’d love to have you join our team. Read below for information on our two open internships, starting in June 2016. Candidates interested in the Public Programs internship should send a cover letter and CV …
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Congratulations, 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists!
Judges Abby Frucht, Molly McCloskey, and Sergio Troncoso have announced their list of finalists for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. The winner will be announced on April 5th, and the 36th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner will be held …
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April 27th – Free Minds Book Club
We Can Be the Change: Voices of Incarcerated Youth Free Minds Poetry Reading & Community Dialogue Wednesday, April 27th at 7 p.m.  Hill Center 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE Washington, DC 20003 [Map] Reserve Your Free Tickets Here Read about Writers in …
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Cocktails with Mitchell S. Jackson and Leslie Jamison
  Join PEN/Faulkner to welcome Mitchell Jackson and Leslie Jamison to D.C. with cocktails, conversation, and Union Kitchen catering at Compass Coffee! Doors open at 6:30 PM on Sunday, March 20th. Tickets are $75 here or at 202-898-9063. Student tickets …
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The First Annual Eudora Welty Lecture in Washington, D.C.
  Salman Rushdie to Give the Inaugural Eudora Welty Lecture in Washington, D.C. A new endowed lecture to be presented by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and the Eudora Welty Foundation Tickets $24   The PEN/Faulkner Foundation and the Eudora Welty Foundation …
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PEN/Faulkner and the Folger Theatre Present: Louise Erdrich
Louise Erdrich May 10th, 2016  |  7:30 PM In Collaboration with the Library of Congress Folger Shakespeare Library 201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003 (map) Tickets $15 online or at 202-544-7077 “Book by book, over the past three decades, Louise Erdrich has built one …
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Feb. 21st: Hanya Yanagihara
Hanya Yanagihara  |  A Little Life In Conversation with Mic’s Madhulikka Sikka 6:30 PM at Politics & Prose @ Busboys and Poets Takoma PEN/Faulkner and Politics & Prose present Hanya Yanagihara, Man Booker- and National Book Award-shortlisted author of A Little …
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