Wole Soyinka will Present 2021 PEN America Award to AAAS Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

June 23, 2021
Henry Louis Gates Jr
On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, PEN America announced in a press release that Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka will attend their 2021 Literary Gala celebration and present AAAS Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. with the PEN/Audible Literary Service Award for his profound achievements in literature and history. More details about the gala ceremony being held in New York City on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 can be found in the full press release at PEN America's website.