The Wrong End of the Telescope by Rabih Alameddine (Grove Atlantic), The Trees by Percival Everett (Graywolf), How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue (Random House), and Chouette by Claire Oshetsky (Ecco) are on the ten-title 2022 PEN/Faulkner longlist.
The prize “honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year.” This year’s judges are Eugenia Kim, Rebecca Makkai, and Rion Amilcar Scott.
Five finalists will be selected in March and the winner will be announced in April. The winner will receive $15,000 and finalists will each receive $5,000. For more information, including the complete longlist, see the PEN/Faulkner website.
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