Subscribe to the 2011-12 PEN/Faulkner Reading Series


We’re proud to announce this year’s schedule for the PEN/Faulkner 2011-2012 reading series, held in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. This year’s readers include doctors-turned-novelists, historians of fine perfume, love stories that are super, sad and true, and much much more. Here are the details:

10.14.11: R. Dwayne Betts & Ta-Nehisi Coates

11.7.11: Emma Donoghue & Chris Adrian

12.2.11: PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction: Edith Pearlman

12.12.11: Gish Jen & Helen Simonson

1.9.12: Monique Truong, Allegra Goodman, & Myla Goldberg

2.6.12: Benjamin Percy & Dagoberto Gilb

3.2.12: Tilar Mazzeo & Stacy Schiff

4.20.12: Gary Shteyngart & Adam Ross

5.5.12: PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Reception

By subscribing to the series, not only can you see great readings, but you also receive a 20% discount on tickets, get invitations to special events and receptions hosted by PEN/Faulkner, and receive priority invitations for the PEN/Faulkner Gala in September  and the Award for Fiction Ceremony.

Subscriptions for all eight readings are $100, and subscriptions to both the readings and the Award for Fiction Ceremony are $200. Unless otherwise noted, all readings take place at the Folger Shakespeare Library, located at 201 East Capitol St. SE, Washington DC (map). Seating is general admission.

For tickets and information, either order online here or call the Folger Box Office at 202.544.7077