PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (2006)

This event took place on May 6, 2006 at 7:00 pm at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is awarded annually by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation to the authors of the year's best works of fiction by living American citizens. The winner receives US $15,000 and each of four runners-up receives US $5000. Finalists read from their works at the presentation ceremony in the Great Hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.. The organization claims it to be "the largest peer-juried award in the country."

2006 - Ha Jin, War Trash


Jerome Charyn, The Green Lantern

Edwidge Danticat, The Dew Breaker

Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

Steve Yarbrough, Prisoners of War