keynote address

keynote address

40th Anniversary PEN Hemingway Awards

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Patrick Hemingway bestows the 2016 PEN Hemingway Award for best first published work of fiction by an American author. James Wood, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of How Fiction Works, delivers the keynote address. The PEN New England Awards in Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction will be presented at the ceremony. The Kennedy Library is the major repository of Ernest Hemingway’s papers. 2016 PEN Hemingway Award Winner: Ottessa Moshfegh for Eileen Finalists: S.M. Hulse for Black River, and Margaret Malone for People Like You Honorable Mentions: Karim Dimechkie for Lifted by the Great Nothing, and Chigozie Obioma for The Fisherman 2016 PEN New England Awards Fiction: Jim Shepard for The Book of Aron Nonfiction: Rinker Buck for The Oregon Trail Poetry: Dwayne Reginald Betts for Bastards of the Reagan Era