November 07, 2008
Award winning writer Larry Gelbart set to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
PEN USA, the West Coast center for the renowned writers’ organization International PEN, has unveiled the winners of its prestigious 2008 Literary Awards competition.
Daniel Alarcon, "Lost City Radio" (reviewed in the Monitor on 2/13/07)
Julia Whitty, "The Fragile Edge"
William Vollmann, "Poor People" (reviewed in the Monitor on 3/13/07)
Juan Felipe Herrera, "187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border"
Ron Koertge, "Strays"
Donald Revell, "A Season in Hell" by Arthur Rimbaud