The 28th Annual PEN/Faulkner Celebration (2016)

This event happened on September 26th 2016 in the Folger Theatre.

Writers read original works on the theme “Risk” in this special evening followed by dinner.

This annual event supports the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and Writers in Schools programming, and featured some of today’s finest authors reading works composed especially for the occasion.

This year, acclaimed authors were Charles Bock, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Andrew Dubus III, Paul Goldberg, Daisy Hernández, Wil Haygood, Kelly Link, Beverly Lowry, Elizabeth Nunez, Brad Watson, Morowa Yejidé and Master of Ceremonies Calvin Trillin will take to the Folger stage.