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Tickets for the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards Are on Sale Now!
Join us in our celebration of literary artists at "the Oscars for books!"
Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET
The Town Hall
123 West 43rd St., New York, NY 10036
Get your tickets here: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/03005E32B6FD26CF
Please join our sponsor, PEN America, in New York City for the highlight of the 2023 awards season: The 59th Annual PEN America Literary Awards takes place live Thursday, March 2 at The Town Hall, a landmark venue in the heart of Manhattan.
Hosted by the hilarious Kal Penn, the event will honor Tina Fey with the PEN/Mike Nichols Writing for Performance Award. Presenters include Jad Abumrad, Mahogany L. Browne, Rachel Dratch, Robert Jones, Jr., Ari Naftali Melber, Adesola Osakalumi, Molly Ringwald, and Geena Rocero. The winners of 11 book awards—worth over $350,000 in total and recognizing literary excellence in a wide range of genres, from fiction to nonfiction, poetry to translation—will be announced live. To view the list of finalists, visit:
Performing at the ceremony: Bobby Conte, Liisi LaFontaine, Ulysses Owens Jr., and Solea Pfeiffer.
It’s a special night that brings together New York’s writing, publishing, entertainment, and media luminaries—and hundreds of passionate book lovers. Don’t miss it!
Whether it’s uncovering the institutional white supremacy of publishing industry or identifying the bigoted attacks against the works of marginalized authors, for over 100 years, PEN America has done tremendous work in protecting the rights of artists and pushing the literary arts forward. But they cannot do it alone. Consider joining PEN America in this fight. Become a member or donate to the cause. Thank you.