Seth Meyers will host the 2020 PEN The united states Literary Awards rite, Web page Six has realized. The development honors “outstanding works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, biography, essay, science writing, translation and extra revealed in 2019.”
The rite will probably be on March 2 on the The town Corridor — the biggest venue but for the awards. A ebook supply identified, “Over the previous few years, the awards have developed from an intimate school auditorium accumulating of known writers, and their buddies and households, to a large-scale public match with dramatic readings from profitable works, are living track and performances, and presenters together with Matthew Broderick and Seth [Meyers].” Attendees have additionally integrated Lorne Michaels, Diane Sawyer, Steve Martin and Candice Bergen.
Meyers not too long ago advised the New York Occasions of reserving authors on his “Past due Night time” display, “It’s been a pride finding what just right communicate display visitors authors make.” PEN The united states president and creator Jennifer Egan referred to as Meyers, “a loved champion of literature.”
PEN The united states additionally printed on Wednesday morning the finalists for its $75,00 prize, the PEN/Jean Stein Ebook Award, together with Anne Boyer, Yiyun Li, Ilya Kaminsky, Rion Amilcar Scott and Chris Ware.