PEN Hemingway Awards
April 1, 2012 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Patrick Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's sole surviving son, introduced the 2012 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, which was given to Teju Cole for his first novel Open City. In addition, the Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Awards were given to fiction winner Yannick Murphy for The Call, poetry winner Elizabeth Willis for Address, and nonfiction winner Mitchell Zuckoff for Lost in Shangri-La. The two Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award finalists, Amy Waldman for The Submission and Stephanie Powell Watts for We Are Taking Only What We Need, were also honored. Andre Dubus III, author of House of Sand and Fog and Townie, delivered the keynote speech.
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