2015 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Washington, DC—Judges have selected five books published in 2014 as finalists for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer-juried prize for fiction. The nominees are Jeffery Renard Allen for Song of the Shank (Graywolf Press), Jennifer Clement for Prayers for the Stolen (Hogarth), Atticus Lish for Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), Emily St. John Mandel for Station Eleven (Alfred A. Knopf), and Jenny Offill for Dept. of Speculation (Vintage). The announcement was made today by the directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and chairwoman Susan Richards Shreve.
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