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The PEN/Faulkner Foundation celebrates readers, writers and literature in America through a variety of events and programs.

The Folger Shakespeare Library hosts an annual evening of readings in celebration of the year's winners and finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer-juried prize for fiction. In addition, the award judges, share citations written for each of the honorees. Following the readings, a buffet dinner is served in the Paster Reading Room.

Past seasons



PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winners and finalists