Posted on 03/24/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are also in order today for Ruchika Tomar, who won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel.

Tamar will receive $25,000 and a residency at a writing retreat in Wyoming.

Her novel, A Prayer for Travelers, is set in the rural West and explores how, in searching for her missing friend, one woman also must find herself.

You can read more about what judges admired in the work on the PEN website, which also notes that in-person ceremonies are postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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