PEN/Faulkner Award Winners

By The PEN/Faulkner Foundation

By The PEN/Faulkner Foundation

The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a national prize that honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year. Three writers are chosen annually by the directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation to serve as judges for the prize, and these judges are asked to select five books as finalists for the award, making this the largest peer-juried award in the country. The following list of books have all won the PEN/Faulkner Award.

Call Me Zebra

Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi

$24.00 $21.60

2019 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Improvement Lib/E

Joan Silber

$16.95 $15.59

2018 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club)

Imbolo Mbue

$17.00 $15.64

2017 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Delicious Foods

James Hannaham

$15.99 $14.71

2016 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Preparation for the Next Life

Atticus Lish

$16.95 $15.59

2015 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Karen Joy Fowler

$17.00 $15.64

2014 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Everything Begins & Ends at the Kentucky Club

Benjamin Alire Saenz

$16.95 $15.59

2013 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Buddha in the Attic

Julie Otsuka

$14.95 $13.75

2012 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

Deborah Eisenberg

$40.00 $36.00

2011 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

War Dances

Sherman Alexie

$16.00 $14.72

2010 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Netherland = Netherland

Joseph O'Neill

$16.00 $14.72

2009 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Great Man

Kate Christensen

$15.95

2008 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Everyman

Philip Roth

$14.95 $13.75

2007 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The March

E. L. Doctorow

$17.00 $15.64

2006 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

War Trash

Ha Jin

$16.95 $15.59

2005 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Early Stories: 1953-1975

John Updike

$20.00

2004 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Caprices

Sabina Murray

$13.00 $11.96

2003 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Bel Canto [With Earbuds]

Ann Patchett

$18.98 $17.46

2002 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Human Stain

Philip Roth

$16.95 $15.59

2001 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Waiting

Ha Jin

$16.00 $14.72

2000 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Die Studen: Roman = The Hours

Michael Cunningham

$17.00 $15.64

1999 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Bear Comes Home

Rafi Zabor

$26.95

1998 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Women in Their Beds: Thirty-Five Stories

Gina Berriault and Peter Orner

$16.95 $15.59

1997 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Independence Day: Bascombe Trilogy (2)

Richard Ford

$16.95 $15.59

1996 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Snow Falling on Cedars

David Guterson

$16.95 $15.59

1995 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Operation Shylock: A Confession

Philip Roth

$16.95 $15.59

1994 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Postcards

Annie Proulx

$17.00 $15.64

1993 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Mao II

Don Delillo

$16.00 $14.72

1992 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Billy Bathgate

E. L. Doctorow

$17.00 $15.64

1990 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Dusk and Other Stories

Philip Gourevitch and James Salter

$16.00 $14.72

1989 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

World's End

T. C. Boyle

$18.00 $16.56

1988 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Soldiers in Hiding

Richard Wiley and Wole Soyinka

$14.95 $13.75

1987 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Barracks Thief

Tobias Wolff

$13.99

1985 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

Seaview

Toby Olson and Robert Coover

$15.95 $14.67

1983 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

The Chaneysville Incident

David Bradley

$15.99 $14.71

1982 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

How German Is It

Walter Abish

$15.95

1981 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner

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