Michael X. Wang’s Further News of Defeat a 2021 PEN American Award Finalist!

February 10, 2021

Autumn House is excited to share that Michael X. Wang’s debut short story collection, Further News of Defeat, is a PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize finalist! The award is established to recognize “an author whose debut collection of short stories represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise for future work.”

AHP wishes to congratulate Michael on this important recognition of his literary work and talent and to thank the judges for their thoughtful selection of “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking examples of literary excellence published in the 2020 calendar year.” The full list of 2021 PEN America literary awards finalists is available on PEN America’s website.


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