Chautauqua Prize

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The Chautauqua Prize
Date Annual
Country United States
Presented by Chautauqua Institution
First awarded 2012
Official website http://www.ciweb.org/prize

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

References[edit]

  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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