PEN America submissions for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards are now open. Click here to view a full list of current awards. Manuscript and book submissions will be accepted from June 1, 2017 through August 15, 2017.

p n also accepts nominations from Professional Members for many of our most prestigious career awards. If you are a current Professional Member in good standing, take a moment to nominate deserving poets, playwrights, editors, and more.

The PEN America Literary Awards are the most comprehensive awards program in the United States, conferring nearly $315,000 annually to writers and translators in the fields of fiction, science writing, essay, translation, and more. Together with our esteemed judges, we look forward to another vibrant awards season.