Submissions Now Open for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Awards!

It’s official: we’re now accepting submissions for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Awards. To submit, please send us any work of fiction published in 2011 for consideration.

The PEN/Faulkner Award, which is peer-juried and one of the nation’s foremost awards for literary fiction, honors excellence by selecting five writers whose work represents the best of American fiction published within the calendar year. The winner receives $15,000, and the other four finalists receive $5,000 each.

Read up on the complete submission guidelines here. In the meantime, If you have any questions call Matthew Burriesci, Executive Director, at 202/898-9063 or email at

Please mail submissions in care of Matthew Burriesci at:

PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

Look forward to reading your submissions!

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