PEN CENTER USA'S 27TH ANNUAL LITERARY AWARDS FESTIVAL


PEN Center USA’s mission is to stimulate and maintain interest in the written word, to foster a vital literary culture, and to defend freedom of expression domestically and internationally. 

For more information on The 27th Annual Literary Awards Festival, please contact PEN Center USA at awards@penusa.org.



PEN Center USA is supported in part by grants from the California Community Foundation, Herb Alpert Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Kayne Foundation, The Rosenthal Family Foundation, Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, UCLA Extension Writers' Program, The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Muriel Pollia Foundation.