PEN Center USA Literary Award

168 teosta 75,588 kirjaa 2,523 arvostelua ½ 4.0
Kaikki, Winner (167), Finalist (1)
Kaikki, 2017 (5), 2016 (6), 2015 (7), 2014 (6), 2013 (8), 2012 (7), 2011 (7), 2010 (7), 2009 (5), 2008 (4), 2007 (6), 2006 (4), 2005 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (4), 1996 (4), 1995 (3), 1994 (4), 1993 (3), 1992 (4), 1991 (3), 1990 (5), 1989 (5), 1988 (5), 1987 (5), 1986 (4), 1985 (3), 1983 (4), 1982 (1)

Winner 167

Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary (tekijä: Joe Jackson)Biography2017
What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours (tekijä: Helen Oyeyemi)Literature2017
The Verging Cities (Mountain West Poetry Series) (tekijä: Natalie Scenters-Zapico)Poetry2017
Pearl (tekijä: Gawain Poet)Poetry in Translation2017
Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA (tekijä: Joe Nocera)Sports Writing2017
The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis (tekijä: Elizabeth Letts)2016
The Porcupine of Truth (tekijä: Bill Konigsberg)Children's and Young Adult2016
A House of My Own: Stories from My Life (tekijä: Sandra Cisneros)Creative Nonfiction2016
Reconnaissance : poems (tekijä: Carl Phillips)Poetry2016
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America (tekijä: Jill Leovy)Research Nonfiction2016
Forbidden Pleasures: New Selected Poems [1924-1949] (tekijä: Luis Cernuda)Translation2016
See How Small (tekijä: Scott Blackwood)2016
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender (tekijä: Leslye Walton)Children's and Young Adult2015
The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion (tekijä: Meghan Daum)Creative Nonfiction2015
Arlington (tekijä: Victor Lodato)Drama2015
Bridge (American Reader) (tekijä: Robert Thomas)Fiction2015
Citizen: An American Lyric (tekijä: Claudia Rankine)Poetry2015
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming (tekijä: McKenzie Funk)Research Nonfiction2015
Anatomical theater : selected poems of Andrei Sen-Senkov (tekijä: Andrei Sen-Senkov)Translation2015
The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist (tekijä: Margarita Engle)Children's and Young Adult2014
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami (tekijä: Gretel Ehrlich)Creative Nonfiction2014
Sea of Hooks (tekijä: Lindsay Hill)Fiction2014
Over Easy (tekijä: Mimi Pond)Graphic Literature2014
The Boss (McSweeney's Poetry Series) (tekijä: Victoria Chang)Poetry2014
Dallas 1963 (tekijä: Bill Minutaglio)Research Nonfiction2014
Under the Bridge (tekijä: Michael Harmon)Children's and Young Adult2013
Crazy Brave: A Memoir (tekijä: Joy Harjo)Creative Nonfiction2013
The Body of an American (Oberon Modern Plays) (tekijä: Dan O'Brien)Drama2013
No One Is Here Except All of Us (tekijä: Ramona Ausubel)Fiction2013
The Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream (tekijä: Randol Contreras)First Book2013
Marble Season (tekijä: Gilbert Hernandez)Graphic Literature2013
The Wishing Tomb (tekijä: Amanda Auchter)Poetry2013
Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power (tekijä: Seth Rosenfeld)Research Nonfiction2013
Icefall (tekijä: Matthew J. Kirby)Children's and Young Adult2012
A Journey with Two Maps: Becoming a Woman Poet (tekijä: Eavan Boland)Creative Nonfiction2012
You Know When the Men Are Gone (tekijä: Siobhan Fallon)Fiction2012
Frontier Figures: American Music and the Mythology of the American West (tekijä: Beth E. Levy)First Book2012
The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment (tekijä: Anne Waldman)Poetry2012
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President (tekijä: Candice Millard)Research Nonfiction2012
The Lizard's Tale (tekijä: José Donoso)Translation2012
The Dreamer (tekijä: Pam Muñoz Ryan)Children's and Young Adult2011
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (tekijä: Gregory Boyle)Creative Nonfiction2011
Tengo Sed: A Novel (Literature and Medicine Series) (tekijä: James Fleming)Fiction2011
From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa (tekijä: Sebouh David Aslanian)First Book2011
from unincorporated territory [saina] (tekijä: Craig Santos Perez)Poetry2011
Why the West Rules—For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future (tekijä: Ian Morris)Research Nonfiction2011
Aliss at the Fire (tekijä: Jon Fosse)Translation2011
The Dunderheads (tekijä: Paul Fleischman)Children's and Young Adult2010
This Lovely Life (tekijä: Vicki Forman)Creative Nonfiction2010
Mathilda Savitch (tekijä: Victor Lodato)Fiction2010
The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande (tekijä: Angela Garcia)First Book2010
Multiversal (Poets Out Loud) (tekijä: Amy Catanzano)Poetry2010
Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents (tekijä: Minal Hajratwala)Research Nonfiction2010
If I Were Another: Poems (tekijä: Mahmoud Darwish)Translation2010
The Underneath (tekijä: Kathi Appelt)Children's Literature2009
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music (tekijä: Steve Lopez)Creative Nonfiction2009
Harm's Way (tekijä: Shem Bitterman)Drama2009
A Country Called Home (tekijä: Kim Barnes)Fiction2009
Tehtaan tytöt : unelmia muuttuvassa Kiinassa (tekijä: Leslie T. Chang)Research Nonfiction2009
Strays (tekijä: Ron Koertge)Children's Literature2008
The Fragile Edge: Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific (tekijä: Julia Whitty)Creative Nonfiction2008
Lost City Radio (tekijä: Daniel Alarcón)Fiction2008
Poor People (tekijä: William T. Vollmann)Research Nonfiction2008
Weedflower (tekijä: Cynthia Kadohata)Children's Literature2007
The Horizontal World: Growing Up Wild In the Middle of Nowhere (tekijä: Debra Marquart)Creative Nonfiction2007
Mayakovsky Takes the Stage (tekijä: Craig Volk)Drama2007
The Brief History of the Dead (tekijä: Kevin Brockmeier)Fiction2007
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (tekijä: Lawrence Wright)Research Nonfiction2007
The Tequila Worm (tekijä: Viola Canales)Children's Literature2006
Rebuilt: My Journey Back to the Hearing World (tekijä: Michael Chorost)Creative Nonfiction2006
Wounded (tekijä: Percival Everett)Fiction2006
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves (tekijä: Adam Hochschild)Research Nonfiction2006
Näkemisen lahja (tekijä: Ursula K. Le Guin)Children's Literature2005
A Meal Observed (tekijä: Andrew Todhunter)Creative Nonfiction2005
The Clean House (tekijä: Sarah Ruhl)Drama2005
The Daydreaming Boy (tekijä: Micheline Aharonian Marcom)Fiction2005
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War (tekijä: Evan Wright)Research Nonfiction2005
Zipped (Knopf Readers Circle) (tekijä: Laura McNeal)Children's Literature2004
In the Shadow of Memory (tekijä: Floyd Skloot)Creative Nonfiction2004
Body of Faith (tekijä: Luis Alfaro)Drama2004
Crescent (tekijä: Diana Abu-Jaber)Fiction2004
Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life (tekijä: David Grinspoon)Research Nonfiction2004
Stoner & Spaz (tekijä: Ron Koertge)Children's Literature2003
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (tekijä: Daniel Ellsberg)Creative Nonfiction2003
My Happy Life (tekijä: Lydia Millet)Fiction2003
Seeing in the dark (tekijä: Timothy Ferris)Research Nonfiction2003
The Land (tekijä: Mildred D. Taylor)Children's Literature2002
Many Circles (tekijä: Albert Goldbarth)Creative Nonfiction2002
Hell's Bottom, Colorado (tekijä: Laura Pritchett)Fiction2002
Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission (tekijä: Hampton Sides)Research Nonfiction2002
Iris and Walter (tekijä: Elissa Haden Guest)Children's Literature2001
And Still We Rise: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students (tekijä: Miles Corwin)Creative Nonfiction2001
The Theory of Everything (tekijä: Prince Gomolvilas)Drama2001
Spontaneous: A Novel (tekijä: Diana Wagman)Fiction2001
Our Vietnam: The War 1954-1975 (tekijä: A. J. Langguth)Research Nonfiction2001
Weslandia (tekijä: Paul Fleischman)Children's Literature2000
The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant: An Adoption Story (tekijä: Dan Savage)Creative Nonfiction2000
Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties (tekijä: Michelle Carter)Drama2000
Village of a Million Spirits: A Novel of the Treblinka Uprising (tekijä: Ian MacMillan)Fiction2000
The Plutonium Files: America's Secret Medical Experiments in the Cold War (tekijä: Eileen Welsome)Research Nonfiction2000
Petty Crimes (tekijä: Gary Soto)Children's Literature1999
Red Star Sister: Between Madness and Utopia (tekijä: Leslie Brody)Creative Nonfiction1999
The Knee Desires the Dirt: A Play in Two Acts (tekijä: Julie Hebert)Drama1999
Tomato Red (tekijä: Daniel Woodrell)Fiction1999
The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado (tekijä: Elliott West)Research Nonfiction1999
James Printer: A Novel of Rebellion (tekijä: Paul Samuel Jacobs)Children's Literature1998
Burning the Days: Recollection (tekijä: James Salter)Creative Nonfiction1998
Polaroid Stories (tekijä: Naomi Iizuka)Drama1998
The Dazzle of Day (tekijä: Molly Gloss)Fiction1998
Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature (tekijä: Harry W. Greene)Research Nonfiction1998
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (tekijä: Peg Kehret)Children's Literature1997
Bad Land: An American Romance (tekijä: Jonathan Raban)Creative Nonfiction1997
The Atlas (tekijä: William T. Vollmann)Fiction1997
No Matter How Loud I Shout : A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court (tekijä: Edward Humes)Research Nonfiction1997
The Van Gogh Cafe (tekijä: Cynthia Rylant)Children's Literature1996
Ballad of Yachiyo. (tekijä: Philip Kan Gotanda)Drama1996
The Paperboy (tekijä: Pete Dexter)Fiction1996
Drowning in the Sea of Love: Musical Memoirs (tekijä: Al Young)Nonfiction1996
Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest (tekijä: Gerald McDermott)Children's Literature1995
Living To Be A Hundred: Stories (tekijä: Robert Boswell)Fiction1995
Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life (Phoenix Giants) (tekijä: Julia Frey)Nonfiction1995
Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought) (tekijä: Kathleen Krull)Children's Literature1994
Lonely Planet (tekijä: Steven Dietz)Drama1994
My Horse and Other Stories (New American Fiction Series) (tekijä: Stacey Levine)Fiction1994
President Kennedy: Profile of Power (tekijä: Richard Reeves)Nonfiction1994
Is Kissing a Girl Who Smokes Like Licking an Ashtray? (tekijä: Randy Powell)Children's Literature1993
Alburquerque (tekijä: Rudolfo Anaya)Fiction1993
Hole in the Sky: A Memoir (tekijä: William Kittredge)Nonfiction1993
Tree of Cranes (tekijä: Allen Say)Children's Literature1992
The Kentucky Cycle (tekijä: Robert Schenkkan)Drama1992
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (tekijä: Sandra Cisneros)Fiction1992
J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets (tekijä: Curt Gentry)Nonfiction1992
The Dragon's Robe (tekijä: Deborah Nourse Lattimore)Children's Literature1991
Animal Dreams (tekijä: Barbara Kingsolver)Fiction1991
Bravo 20: The Bombing of the American West (tekijä: Richard Misrach)Nonfiction1991
Five-Finger Discount (tekijä: Barthe DeClements)Children's Literature1990
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (tekijä: Maxine Hong Kingston)Fiction/Novel1990
If the River Was Whiskey (tekijä: T.C. Boyle)Fiction/Short Stories1990
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace (tekijä: Le Ly Hayslip)Nonfiction1990
The Forty-Third War (Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin Books) (tekijä: Louise Moeri)Young Adult1990
Her Own Song (tekijä: Ellen Howard)Children's Literature1989
Mies nimeltä Paris Trout (tekijä: Pete Dexter)Fiction/Novel1989
A Boy Like Astrid's Mother (tekijä: Mae Briskin)Fiction/Short Stories1989
Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir (tekijä: Paul Monette)Nonfiction1989
Probably Still Nick Swansen (tekijä: Virginia Euwer Wolff)Young Adult1989
Postcards from the Edge (tekijä: Carrie Fisher)Fiction/First Novel1988
Kuvittelen kaiken, Argentiina (tekijä: Lawrence Thornton)Fiction/General1988
The Other Side of Time: A Combat Surgeon in World War II (tekijä: Brendan Phibbs)Nonfiction1988
Street Family (tekijä: Adrienne Jones)Young Adult1988
The Return (tekijä: Sonia Levitin)Young Adult1988
The Girl (tekijä: Robbie Branscum)Children's Fiction1987
Israel (tekijä: Helen Hinckley Jones)Children's Nonfiction1987
The Life of Helen Alone (tekijä: Karen Lawrence)Fiction/First Novel1987
Fair Augusto and Other Stories (tekijä: Laura Kalpakian)Fiction/Short Stories1987
Monster Seaweeds: The Story of the Giant Kelps (Ocean World Library) (tekijä: Mary Daegling)First Book1987
King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub (tekijä: Audrey Wood)Children's Literature1986
Shedding Skin (tekijä: Robert Ward)Fiction1986
The Color of the Air (tekijä: John B. Sanford)Nonfiction1986
Top Secret (tekijä: John Reynolds Gardiner)Young Adult1986
The Butter Battle Book (tekijä: Dr. Seuss)Children's Literature1985
Stones for Ibarra (tekijä: Harriet Doerr)Fiction1985
John Steinbeck, Writer: A Biography (tekijä: Jackson J. Benson)Nonfiction1985
False Match (tekijä: Henry Bean)Fiction1983
Raven: The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones and His People (tekijä: Tim Reiterman)Nonfiction1983
Ratha's Creature (tekijä: Clare Bell)Young Adult1983
The Birds of Summer (tekijä: Zilpha Keatley Snyder)Young Adult1983
Windowlight (tekijä: Ann Nietzke)Fiction1982

Finalist 1

The Zero (tekijä: Jess Walter)2007


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