With the August 15 deadline for submitting to the 2017 PEN Literary Awards just two weeks away, PEN is reminding publishers and literary agents to submit their authors’ books for PEN’s prestigious awards which will confer over $250,000 to writers and translators spanning the fields of fiction, essays, science writing, biography, and more.

PEN also accepts nominations from writers and PEN Members for our many career achievement awards which honor playwrights, sportswriters, poets, and more. It takes just minutes to submit an online nomination which has the potential of impacting a writer’s career significantly. 

Click here to view a complete list of awards being offered in 2017, and don’t delay! Be sure to send in your books submissions and nominations by August 15.