In response to:

Fruit Salad from the June 1, 1963 issue

To the Editors:

PEN Center USA West, the professional writers’ organization, is pleased to inform you and your readers that John Rechy, the best-selling author whose very existence was questioned in a 1963 New York Review of Books review of his first novel City of Night, is receiving PEN’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Annual PEN Literary Award Festival on October 28th in Los Angeles….

Sherrill W. Britton
Executive Director
PEN Center USA West
Los Angeles, California

This Issue

October 23, 1997