Posted on 02/28/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards winners!

A wide range of authors and books were honored Tuesday night for individual works or their lifetime efforts.

They include:

Additionally, author Sandra Cisneros took home the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.

Cisneros, a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, is best known for her coming-of-age novel The House on Mango Street.

PEN America’s mission is to protect free expression worldwide and unite writers and their allies to further that goal.

You can learn about the organization, as well as see a complete list of prize winners and what the judges said about them, on PEN America’s website.

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