PEN Open Book Awards 2015

PEN Open Book Award ($5,000): For an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2014. Judges: R. Erica Doyle, W. Ralph Eubanks, Chinelo Okparanta

An Unnecessary Woman (Grove Press), Rabih Alameddine
Fire Shut Up in My Bones
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Charles M. Blow
Team Seven
(Doubleday), Marcus Burke
Every Day Is for the Thief
(Random House), Teju Cole
An Untamed State (Black Cat), Roxane Gay
Streaming (Coffee House Press), Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
A Brief History of Seven Killings (Riverhead Books), Marlon James
Kinder Than Solitude (Random House), Yiyun Li
Citizen (Graywolf Press), Claudia Rankine
The Fateful Apple (Urban Poets and Lyricists), Venus Thrash
The City Son (Soho Press), Samrat Upadhyay

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