Two Riverhead authors are finalists for PEN awards!
Claire Vaye Watkins is a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, awarded to the author of a debut work of fiction, for her story collection Battleborn. Victoria Sweet's God's Hotel is a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction, which honors a distinguished book of general nonfiction possessing notable literary
merit and critical perspective and illuminating important contemporary
issues. To read more about the awards, click here. Congrats to the authors!