On May 3, 2013, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities will host the 30th Annual Larry Neal Writers' Awards Ceremony. The competition and ceremony commemorate the artistic legacy and vision of cultural understanding of Larry Neal, a renowned author, academic and former executive director of the DCCAH.
Winners will be announced at the Larry Neal Writers' Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, held in partnership with the PEN/Faulker Foundation. Benjamin Saenz, 2013 winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, will provide opening remarks. The ceremony is the culminating event for the writing competition, which is open to writers residing in the District of Columbia.