2007 PEN Awardees

From Edge:


Pen_awards_2 Francine Prose, president of PEN American Center, and Benjamin Taylor, secretary of PEN American Center, have announced the winners of the 2007 PEN Literary Awards. The Awards ceremony will be held in New York on Monday, May 21, at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. Members of the press are welcome to attend.

PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction ($40,000)

To Philip Roth

This award goes to a distinguished living American author of fiction whose body of work in English possesses qualities of excellence, ambition, and scale of achievement over a sustained career which place him or her in the highest rank of American literature.

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