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Congratulations to Ottessa Moshfegh on winning the Pen/Hemingway award!

Mar 16, 2016 News

Ottessa Moshfegh, author of Eileen, has won the 2016 PEN/Hemingway award for debut fiction!

Her novel is a dark and gripping story of a young woman in a dismal 1960s New England town. When a mysterious stranger enters Eileen’s world, her life begins spinning into chaos.

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The PEN/Hemingway Award is given for a novel or book of short stories by an American author who has not previously published a full-length book of fiction.

The award ceremony will take place April 10th, 2016 at the JFK library.

Listen to our interview with Moshfegh here.

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Eileen

By Ottessa Moshfegh

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