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Douglass Alumna Wins Prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for 'Behold the Dreamers'


Douglass alumna Imbolo Mbue was presented with the prestigious PEN/Faulkner award for her recently published novel, “Behold the Dreamers.” The annual award is among the most highly regarded in literature. “Behold the Dreamers,” Mbue’s first finalized novel, was published last year by Penguin Random House, and quickly gained popularity for its intersectional approach to the American dream during the 2007 economic downturn.

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