Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Two writers whose archives reside at the Ransom Center received 2010 PEN Literary Awards.
Novelist Don DeLillo received the 2010 PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction. He is the author of 15 novels, 4 plays, and a number of short stories and essays. The PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction goes to a distinguished living American author of fiction whose body of work in English possesses qualities of excellence, ambition, and scale of achievement over a sustained career, which places him or her in the highest rank of American literature.
Author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director David Mamet received the 2010…