2016 Pen/Faulkner Award Finalists

The Pen/Faulkner Foundation has announced its finalists for this year’s Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, which honors fiction published by American authors in the previous year. The winner will be announced at a ceremony and dinner on May 14th at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The finalists are listed below, with links to Booklist reviews where available. For more information on the Pen/Faulkner Foundation, visit its website.

Delicious Foods, by James Hannaham

Mendocino Fire, by Elizabeth Tallent

Mr. and Mrs. Doctor, by Julie Iromuanya

The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Water Museum, by Luis Alberto Urrea



About the Author:

Taylor served as a Booklist intern in spring 2016. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature at Northwestern University.

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