Our Longlisted Books for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards

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PEN America has announced the longlists for its 2021 Literary Awards in the categories of debut fiction, diversity, nonfiction, essay, biography, sports writing, science writing, and translation, plus the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award. Our longlisted titles published by Penguin Random House imprints and Penguin Random House Publisher Services publisher clients are presented below.

PEN/Jean Stein Book Award

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction

PEN Open Book Award

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection

PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Prize for Biography

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

PEN Translation Prize

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

To read the complete 2021 PEN America Longlists, click here.

Finalists for all 2021 PEN America book awards will be announced in February.

Posted: January 4, 2021