The PEN New England Award for
Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence
This February, PEN New England will present the first annual award for "Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence."
Bill Flanagan, novelist and music critic, chairs the Award Committee. Members of the jury include Bono, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Paul Muldoon, Smokey Robinson, Salman Rushdie, and Paul Simon.
PEN New England chairman Richard Hoffman first announced the establishment of the award at last year's "Lyrics & Literature" program, held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, featuring Flanagan, Muldoon, and Simon.
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More information to follow...stay tuned.
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PEN New England
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139