PEN Literary Awards 2018

PEN America

The finalists and longlisted titles for each of the PEN literary awards are listed below.  Click each image to view lists for each category.  Winners will be announced in February.


Science Writing           Open Book Award       Sports Writing   

               Biography     Prose in Translation     

  Essay                     Debut Fiction

"The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in the United States. Each year, with the help of its partners and supporters, PEN confers more than $150,000 to writers in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama, or poetry."

-from PEN America