PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Our Longlisted Books for the 2020 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation has announced its 10-title longlist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, which includes three books published by Penguin Random House imprints and one book published by a Penguin Random House Publisher Services publisher client.  The five finalists will be announced in March. The winner will be named in April and presented with a $15,000 prize at the 40th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award ceremony on Monday, May 4, in Washington, DC.

PRH Semi-Finalists: WHERE REASONS END by Yiyun Li (Random House) WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Carlos Ruffin (One World/Random House) ON EARTH WE'RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS by Ocean Vuong (Penguin Press) PRHPS Client Semi-Finalist: THE NIGHT SWIMMERS by Peter Rock (Soho Press) To view the complete 2020 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction longlist, click here. Congratulations and good luck to our authors, their editors and publishers.