2015 PEN Literary Award Winners

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Find a partial list of this year's winners below. For a complete list, go to PEN awards.

Debut Book Winner The Dog by Jack Livings
Nonfiction Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
Open Book Award Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Essay Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadow of War by Ian Buruma
Science Nonfiction War of the Whales: A True Story by Joshua Horwitz
Biography The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court by Anna Whitelock
Dramatist Tina Howe
Poetry Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones

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