PEN America Literary Awards Longlist

The longlists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards have been announced, and include several works of genre interest.

PEN/Jean Stein Book Award ($75,000)

PEN Open Book Award ($10,000)

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection ($25,000)

PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel ($10,000)

PEN Translation Prize ($3,000)

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction ($10,000)

PEN America “confers over 20 distinct awards, fellowships, grants and prizes each year, awarding nearly $350,000 to writers and translators.” Categories include poetry, essay, biography, and science writing. The shortlist will be announced in February 2021.

For more information, including the complete longlist, see the PEN America website.

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