finalist cover collage 2016

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 on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Congratulations to our finalists:

james_hannaham_ian_douglas-1600x900-c-defaultJames Hannaham, author of Delicious Foods






Julie IromuanyaJulie Iromuanya, author of Mr. and Mrs. Doctor






Nguyen, Viet Thanh photo credit BeBe JacobsViet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer






tallentElizabeth Tallent, author of Mendocino Fire






Luis_Alberto_Urrea_by_Nicole_Waite[1]Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Water Museum