“The PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s leading literary and human rights organization, announced today the shortlists and judges for the 2013 PEN Literary Awards.”
The Finalists for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize (Fiction) and the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction are listed below and linked to their catalog records in the Minuteman Library Network’s online catalog. The full list can be read on the PEN American Center website.
PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize: “To an author whose debut work—a first novel or collection of short stories published in 2012—represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise.”
- A Land More Kind Than Home, Wiley Cash
- A Naked Singularity, Sergio de la Pava
- My Only Wife, Jac Jemc
- Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain, Lucia Perillo
- Battleborn, Claire Vaye Watkins