Congratulations to the Books and Authors Who Made the PEN/Faulkner 2023 Longlist!

By Ericka Saira Serrano | February 10 2023 | General

The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a prestigious award honoring the best published works of fiction penned by an American author within the calendar year. Every year, three writers are chosen by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation Board of Directors, free from commercial influence. The judges this year include Christopher Bollen, R.O. Kwon, and Tiphanie Yanique. The initlal list starts with ten books, then five, and finally narrowed down to one winner, granting the winner a $15,000 prize. The winner will be announced May 11, 2023.

A big congratulations to our Penguin Random House longlisted titles, linked below!

Does My Body Offend You?
A timely story of two teenagers who discover the power of friendship, feminism, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter where you come from. A collaboration between two gifted authors writing from alternating perspectives, this compelling novel shines with authenticity, courage, and humor.
$11.50 US
Apr 05, 2022
432 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Invisible Things
A sharp allegorical novel about a hidden human civilization, a crucial election, and a mysterious invisible force that must not be named, by one of our most imaginative comic novelists
$27.00 US
Jun 28, 2022
272 Pages
One World

Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm
A thrilling debut novel about the perennial temptations of dangerous love, following a jazz musician and an ensemble cast of women—some charmed by him, others scorned—who discover the power of their own voices
$19.00 US
Sep 27, 2022
368 Pages
US, Canada, Open Mkt
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