2012 LITERATURE AWARD WINNERS
|Michael Braude Award for Light Verse
of $5000 for work, in English, from any country.
|E.M. Forster Award
$20,000 to a young writer from the United Kingdom or Ireland for a stay in the
United States. Award jury: Margaret Drabble, Paul Theroux
|Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction
$5000 for the best work of first fiction (novel or short stories) published in 2011.
|Katherine Anne Porter Award
$20,000 given biennially to a prose writer whose achievements and dedication
to the literary profession have been demonstrated.
|Rome Fellowships in Literature
A one-year residency (2012–2013) at the American Academy in Rome.
|Rosenthal Family Foundation Award
$10,000 to a young writer of considerable literary talent for a work published in 2011.
for Open City
|Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award
$10,000 to a writer whose work merits recognition for the quality of its prose style.
|Thornton Wilder Prize for Translation
$20,000 to a practitioner, scholar, or patron who has made a significant contribution
to the art of literary translation.
|The Morton Dauwen Zabel Award
$10,000 to a critic with progressive, original, and experimental tendencies.
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