All Member Awards and Achievements
Member Awards and Achievements

PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

The 2017 PEN America Literary Awards longlists were announced this week. Brit Bennett’s The Mothers was longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Jerome Charyn’s A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century, Ruth Franklin’s Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, and Joe Jackson’s Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary were longlisted for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. Tess Lewis’s translation of Angel of Oblivion by Maja Haderlap was longlisted for the PEN Translation Prize. Susan Cheever’s Drinking in America: Our Secret History was longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award.

For the complete longlists, visit PEN’s website.