1999 PEN Literary Award Winners

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
PEN/Laura Pels Award for DramaEdward Albee, master American dramatist
Paula Vogel, playwright in mid-career
PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for an Emerging PoetNick Flynn
PEN/Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award for the Art of the EssayMarilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam (Houghton Mifflin).
PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionPhilip Gourevitch, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families (Picador USA)
PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirTed Solotaroff, Truth Comes in Blows (W.W. Norton & Company)
PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize The Tale of the 1002nd Night, by Joseph Roth; Michael Hofmann, translator (Picador USA)
PEN Award for Poetry in TranslationFernando Pessoa & Co.,by Fernando Pessoa; Richard Zenith, translator (Grove Press)

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