2001 PEN Literary Award Winners

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
PEN/Laura Pels Award for DramaRichard Foreman, master American dramatist
Charles L. Mee, playwright in mid-career
PEN/Kolovakos Award for Hispanic TranslationGregory Rabassa and Alastair Reid
PEN/Architectural Digest Award for Literary Writing on the Visual Arts (tie)Leonard Barkan, Unearthing the Past (Yale University Press) and Debora Silverman, Van Gogh and Gaugin (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
PEN/Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award for the Art of the EssayDavid Quammen, The Boilerplate Rhino (Scribner)
PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First NonfictionCharles Seife, Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea (Viking)
PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the MemoirC. K. Williams, Misgivings (Farrar, Straus & Giroux))
PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation PrizeKristin Lavransdatter III—The Cross, by Sigrid Undset; Tiina Nunnally, translator (Penguin)
PEN Award for Poetry in TranslationOpen Closed Open, by Yehuda Amichai; Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld, translators (Harcourt)
PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for PoetryRichard Matthews, The Mill Is Burning
PEN/Jerard Fund Award for a Woman Writer in Early CareerColette Brooks, In the City
PEN/Roger Klein Award for Book EditingGerald Howard, vice president and editorial director, Broadway Books and executive editor, Doubleday
Marian Wood, publisher, Marian Wood Books (G. P. Putnam's Sons)
PEN/Nora Magid Award for Magazine EditingAskold Melnyczuk, editor of Agni

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