Chautauqua Prize

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The Chautauqua Prize
Date Annual
Country United States
Presented by Chautauqua Institution
First awarded 2012
Official website

The Chautauqua Prize is an annual American literary award established by the Chautauqua Institution in 2012.[1] The winner receives US$7,500 and all travel and expenses for a one-week summer residency at Chautauqua.[1] It is a "national prize that celebrates a book of fiction or literary/narrative nonfiction that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honors the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts."[2]

Winners and runners-up[edit]

  • 2015: Blue ribbon Phil Klay, Redeployment[3]
    • Michael Blanding, The Map Thief
    • Kim Church, Byrd
    • Brian Hart, The Bully of Order
    • Lily King, Euphoria
    • Jason Sokol, All Eyes Are Upon Us
    • Bilal Tanweer, The Scatter Here is Too Great
    • Jean Thompson, The Witch


  1. ^ a b c Staff writer (April 29, 2012). "The Sojourn Wins Inaugural Chautauqua Prize". The Post-Journal. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Chautauqua Prize". Chautauqua official website. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Redeployment wins 2015 Chautauqua Prize". Westfield Republician. May 29, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ "My Foreign Cities by Elizabeth Scarboro win 2014 Chautauqua Prize". Chautauqua Institution. May 15, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2015. 
  5. ^ Ron Charles (May 15, 2013). "Timothy Egan wins Chautauqua Prize for “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher”". Washington Post. Retrieved September 26, 2013. 

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