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Subscribe to the 2016-2017 PEN/Faulkner Reading Series!
Join us this year at the Folger Shakespeare Library and partake in one of Washington’s most unique and provoking literary series Hear a diverse set of acclaimed authors read Guarantee your seat Save 20% off single ticket prices, including the PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony & …
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RISK: The 28th Annual PEN/Faulkner Celebration
  RISK: The 28th Annual PEN/Faulkner Celebration Monday, September 26th, 2016  |  6:30 PM On Monday, Sept. 26th, 2016, PEN/Faulkner will hold its 28th Annual PEN/Faulkner Celebration at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. This annual event supports the PEN/Faulkner Award for …
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Calling all Graduate Students – paid internship opportunities are available
  We are opening up two new “Associate” positions at PEN/Faulkner, which will function as paid, part time internships.  Read below for information on our two open internships, starting in September, 2016. Candidates interested in either Program Associate or Outreach Associate positions should …
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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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