The 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award Goes to Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi's Call Me Zebra
Alas, The Overstory can’t win them all.
On Monday, the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction was bestowed upon Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s Call Me Zebra. The award celebrates the best fiction submitted by living, American citizens. Over 400 works were reviewed in what the organization deems the “largest peer-juried prize for fiction.”