Powers a PEN/Faulkner Finalist

The Overstory by Richard Powers (Norton) is a finalist for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. The prize “honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year.” This year’s judges are Percival Everett, Ernesto Quiñonez, and Joy Williams.

The winner will receive $15,000 and finalists will each receive $5,000. The winner will be announced on April 29, 2019 and honored at an award ceremony on May 4 at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington DC.

For more information, including a complete list of finalists, see the PEN/Faulkner website.

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