Lange-Taylor Prize

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The Lange-Taylor Prize (or Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize) is a prize awarded annually by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC, to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and photographers.[1][2] The prize, that has variously been $10,000 and $20,000 (USD), is named after photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband, writer Paul Schuster Taylor. It has been awarded since 1990.


  • 2003: Misty Keasler and Charles D'Ambrosio.[3]
  • 2004: Katherine Dunn and Jim Lommasson.[4]
  • 2005: Kent Haruf and Peter Brown.[5]
  • 2006: Donald Weber and Larry Frolick.[6]
  • 2007: Kurt Pitzer and Roger LeMoyne.[7]
  • 2008: Ilan Greenberg and Carolyn Drake for Becoming Chinese: Uighurs in Cultural Transition.[8]
  • 2009: Teru Kuwayama and Christian Parenti.[9]
  • 2010: Tiana Markova-Gold and Sarah Dohrmann.[10]
  • 2013: Jen Kinney.[11]
  • 2014: Jon Lowenstein.[12]
  • 2015: Michel Huneault awarded the $10,000 prize for Post Mégantic.[13] Honorable Mention awarded to Alice Leora Briggs and Julián Cardona for Abecedario de Juárez. Special Recognition awarded to Serge J-F. Levy for The Fire in the Freezer.[14] The other finalists were JT Blatty; Kitra Cahana; Sarah Christianson and Sierra Crane Murdoch; Megan E. Doherty; Jess Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, Justin Maxon; Brittany M. Powell; Rylan Steele and Nora Wendl; Byron Wolfe, Mark Klett, and Rebecca Solnit.[15]
  • 2016: Steven M. Cozart awarded the $10,000 prize for The Pass/Fail Series. Honorable Mentions Awarded to Carlotta Cardana and Danielle SeeWalker for The Red Road Project and to Phyllis Dooney and Jardine Libaire for Gravity Is Stronger Here.[16]
  • 2017: Katherine Yungmee Kim for Severence. An Honorable Mention was awarded to photographer and visual artist Marco Panzetti for The Idea of Europe. Other finalists for the 2017 Lange-Taylor Prize were Cassi Alexandra, Constanze Han, Anthony Karen and Whitney Kimball, Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin, Marie-Luise Klotz, Alia Malek and Peter van Agtmael, Lucas Olivet, Isadora Romero and Misha Vallejo, Sara Sallam, Suchitra Vijayan, Carletta Carrington Wilson, and Gesche Würfel.[17]


  1. ^ Laurent, Olivier (2015). "Better Together". Huck. No. 52. TCOLondon Publishing. pp. 12–17.
  2. ^ "Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize overview". Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University.
  3. ^ "2003 Winners: Misty Keasler and Charles D'Ambrosio". Duke University. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  4. ^ "2004 Winners: Katherine Dunn and Jim Lommasson". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  5. ^ "2005 Winners: Kent Haruf and Peter Brown". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  6. ^ "2006 Winners: Larry Frolick and Donald Weber". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  7. ^ "2007 Winners: Kurt Pitzer and Roger LeMoyne". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  8. ^ "2008 Winners: Ilan Greenberg and Carolyn Drake". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  9. ^ "2009 Winners: Teru Kuwayama and Christian Parenti". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  10. ^ "2010 Winners: Tiana Markova-Gold and Sarah Dohrmann". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  11. ^ "2013 Winner: Jen Kinney". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  12. ^ "2014 Winner: Jon Lowenstein". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  13. ^ De Stefani, Lucia (21 September 2015). "Michel Huneault Wins Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Photo Prize". Time. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  14. ^ Risch, Conor (21 September 2015). "$10K Lange–Taylor Prize Goes to Michel Huneault for Project About Oil Train Disaster". Photo District News. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  15. ^ "2015 Prizewinner: Michel Huneault". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  16. ^ "2016 Lange-Taylor Prize:Steven M. Cozart, "The Pass/Fail Series"", Duke University. Accessed 28 November 2017.
  17. ^ "2017 Prizewinner: Katherine Yungmee Kim". Duke University. Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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