Press Release: Call for Submissions: 2014 PEN Literary Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2014 PEN Literary Awards. Our awards program, the most comprehensive in the country, will present 17 awards in 2014. Send in your submissions or nominate a colleague to be considered for awards in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children's literature, translation, drama, or poetry. NOTE: The deadline for submissions and nominations is earlier this year: December 16, 2013. Please visit each award's page for details on how to submit, as our awards submission process has changed.
From now until December 16, 2013,
PEN will be accepting submissions for the following awards:
Fiction and Nonfiction
For a fiction writer whose debut work, published in 2013, represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise
To the author of an unpublished novel that addresses issues of social justice. The prize also includes a publishing contract with Algonquin Books.
For a book of essays published in 2013 that exemplifies the dignity and esteem of the essay form
For a book of literary nonfiction published in 2013 on the subject of the physical or biological sciences
For a nonfiction book published in 2013 on the subject of sports
For a distinguished biography published in the United States in 2013