Toni Morrison Wins PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Lifetime Achievement

PEN America announced on Tuesday that Toni Morrison had won the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction. The panel of judges for the $25,000 award was composed of Louise Erdrich, who won the award in 2014; Francine Prose; and Dinaw Mengestu. Ms. Morrison adds the award to her Pulitzer Prize (for Beloved, in 1988), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2012), Nobel Prize in Literature (1993) and many other honors.

Read more here

(Visited 89 times, 1 visits today)