Arthur Longworth’s memoir essay, “How to Kill Someone,” about growing up as a ward of the state took top honor in the 2017 PEN America Contest.  This is Art’s 6th award from PEN America.

How to Kill Someone – PEN America

Arthur Longworth was awarded First Place in Memoir in the 2017 Prison Writing Contest. Longworth Every year, hundreds of inmates from around the country submit poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and dramatic works to PEN America’s Prison Writing Contest, one of the few outlets of free expression for the country’s incarcerated population.