Thursday, February 25, 2010
Alexie, Kingsolver among PEN/Faulkner fiction nominees
The winner - whom the PEN/Faulkner Foundation recognizes as the "best among equals" - will be announced on March 23 in Washington DC. Each year's winner recieves $15,000, while each of the four finalists receives $5,000.
Celebrating its 30th year, The PEN/Faulkner Award is one of the US's most prestigious literary prizes alongside the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. Nearly 350 novels and short story collections, written by American authors and published in 2009, were submitted for consideration for the 2010 prize.
Full report here The Independent