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Grantee Event: The PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story

December 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story is among the nation’s most illustrious literary prizes for the short story. This year, PEN/Faulkner will honor Yiyun Li in a ceremony that will feature a reading, a conversation with American University Professor Patricia Park, and remarks by Janna Malamud Smith. The ceremony will be followed by a book signing and a reception with light refreshments.

Event Details

Type: Celebration

Host: The PEN/Faulkner Foundation, featuring author and honoree Yiyun Li, Patricia Park, American University Professor, and author, Janna Malamud Smith.

Date: December 2, 2022 @ 7-9pm

Location: American University School of International Service, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016

Event Fee: $30, Register HERE.

For More Information

Contact: Caroline Schreiber, Director of Development



Phone: 202.898.9063


December 2, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Caroline Schreiber, Director of Development


American University School of International Service
4400 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC, MD 20016 United States
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