PEN America Literary Awards 2017 winners announced
In the US, Pen America has announced the winners of several categories in its 2017 Literary Awards.
Among the award winners are:
PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction
- Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Matthew Desmond, Crown)
PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
- Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets (Luke Dittrich, Random House)
PEN Open Book Award (for an exceptional work of literature by an author of colour)
- What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours (Helen Oyeyemi, Riverhead).
To view other category award winners, click here.
The winners of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, and the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay will be announced at the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony on 27 March.