The PEN American Center awards have been characterized as being among the "major" literary awards in America.
PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Award (2020)
Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award (2020)
PEN/Translation Prize (2020)
PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize (2020)
PEN/Jean Stein Book Award (2020)
PEN/Open Book (2020)
PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogal Award for the Art of the Essay (2020)
PEN/Translation Prize for Poetry (2020)
PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (2020)
Hessell-Tiltman Prize/English Pen (2020)
PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award (2019)- awarded every 2 years.
PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry (2019)- awarded every two years
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (2019)
PEN/Ackerly Prize (2019)