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PEN Literary Awards 2015 winners announced

PEN America has announced the winners of the 2015 PEN Literary Awards. Among the winners are: War of the Whales: A True Story (Joshua Horwitz, S&S), awarded the PEN/E O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award; Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Sheri Fink, Atlantic Books), awarded the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction; and The Queen’s Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth’s Court (Anna Whitelock, FSG), awarded the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. The winners of the Debut Fiction, Art of the Essay and Open Book Award will be announced at a ceremony on 8 June, and the winner of the PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize and recipients of the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants will be announced later in May. For more information, visit the PEN website here.


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