Our Longlisters for the 2022 PEN America Literary Awards

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PEN America has announced the longlists for its 2022 Literary Awards in the categories of debut fiction, diversity, nonfiction, essay, biography, poetry, 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 client publishers are presented below.

PEN/Jean Stein Book Award

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Prize for Biography

PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel

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

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

PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

PEN/Voelker Award for Poetry

  • MUTINY by Phillip B. Williams (Penguin Books)

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

  • EXHAUSTED ON THE CROSS by Najwan Darwish (New York Review Books, a PRHPS client publisher) Translated from the Arabic by Kareem James Abu-Zeid

To view the complete longlist for 2022 PEN America Literary Awards, click here.

Posted: January 3, 2022