Posted on September 28, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling author James Patterson has made another round of major donation to literature-related causes.

Patterson announced $5.3 million in cash awards yesterday, according to The Associated Press.

Recipients include PEN ($2 million); Scholastic Book Clubs's “The United States of Readers” classroom project ($2 million); and Howard University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop for scholarships and fellowships ($1.3 million total).

This latest round of gifts puts the author up to more than $100 million donated to literary and literacy programs.

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