The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the United States. 

Judges Abby Frucht, Molly McCloskey, and Sergio Troncoso have announced their list of finalists for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. The winner will be announced on April 5th, and the 36th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Ceremony & Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Of The Sympathizer, Abby Frucht says that “This novel redefines both American and Vietnam War literature.”

The finalists are:
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James Hannaham, author of Delicious Foods

 

 

 

Julie IromuanyaJulie Iromuanya, author of Mr. and Mrs. Doctor

 

 

 

Nguyen, Viet Thanh photo credit BeBe JacobsViet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer

 

 

 

Elizabeth Tallent, author of Mendocino Firetallent

 

 

 

 

Luis_Alberto_Urrea_by_Nicole_Waite[1]Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Water Museum

 

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