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Announcing the 2017 PEN/Malamud Award Winner
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is pleased to announce that Jhumpa Lahiri will receive the 2017 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story in an Award Ceremony & Reading held at the Folger Shakespeare Library on December 8th, 2017. Jhumpa Lahiri is the …
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DC – 2017 PEN/Faulkner Summer Supper & Book Club
Our DEADLINE for applications is Friday, May 26th, 2017! Please complete the Summer Supper & Book Club Application — by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 26th, 2017. Summer is almost here, and while the school year is coming to a close (!), our Writers in Schools …
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Announcing the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner
Congratulations to Imbolo Mbue, winner of the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her novel Behold the Dreamers (Penguin Random House), and congratulations again to our four finalists: Viet Dinh for After Disasters (Little A, Seattle) Louise Erdrich for LaRose (HarperCollins) Garth Greenwell for What Belongs to You (Farrar, Straus, Giroux) Sunil …
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Announcing the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists!
Judges Chris Abani, Chantel Acevedo, and Sigrid Nunez have announced their list of finalists for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 4th. Following the announcement, the 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner will be …
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PEN/Faulkner is looking for a new Executive Director
  The PEN/Faulkner Foundation seeks a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as Executive Director starting in the summer of 2017. PEN/Faulkner is a national literary organization with deep roots in Washington, DC. We work to honor excellent American fiction, connect …
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December 2: The PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story: Joy Williams
                          The PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story: Joy Williams Friday, December 2nd, 2016  |  7:30 PM Purchase a single ticket for $25. Folger Reading Room – Old …
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Fall Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
  INTERN: PEN/Faulkner Award Fall Intern The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a national prize which honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year. This internship position will assist with the coordination of the …
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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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