New York State Writers Hall of Fame

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New York State Writers Hall of Fame
Awarded for "to highlight the rich literary heritage of the New York State and to recognize the legacy of individual New York State writers."
Location Albany, New York, New York
Country United States
Presented by Empire State Center for the Book and the Empire State Book Festival
First awarded 2010 (6 years ago) (2010)

The New York State Writers Hall of Fame or NYS Writers Hall of Fame is a project established in 2010 by the Empire State Center for the Book and the Empire State Book Festival and headquartered at the New York State Library in Albany, New York. The Hall of Fame was established "to highlight the rich literary heritage of the New York State and to recognize the legacy of individual New York State writers."[1]

New writers, both living and deceased, have been inducted annually since 2010. The eight members of the Class of 2016, which includes four living and four deceased writers, were inducted at a dinner held in Manhattan on June 7, 2016.

List of Hall of Fame members[edit]

Inaugural class of 2010[edit]

Class of 2011[edit]

Class of 2012[edit]

Class of 2013[edit]

Class of 2014[edit]

Class of 2015[edit]

Class of 2016[edit]


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