Hilton Als and Solmaz Sharif make the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

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January 26, 2023

UC Berkeley English professors Hilton Als (for My Pinup) and Solmaz Sharif (for Customs) have both been longlisted for the 2023 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, which is awarded to a book-length work of any genre for its originality, merit, and impact, which has broken new ground by reshaping the boundaries of its form and signaling strong potential for lasting influence.

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