2013 LITERATURE AWARD WINNERS
AND INAUGURAL E. B. WHITE AWARD
|Benjamin H. Danks Award
of $20,000 is given every three years to an exceptional young playwright.
|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: Anita Desai, Paul Theroux.
|Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction
$5000 for the best work of first fiction (novel or short stories) published in 2012.
for The Yellow Birds
|Award of Merit Medal
and $10,000 for an outstanding short story writer, given every six years.
|Addison M. Metcalf Award
of $10,000 to a young writer of fiction, nonfiction, drama or poetry.
|Rome Fellowships in Literature
A one-year residency (2013–2014) 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 2012.
|CLAIRE VAYE WATKINS|
|John Updike Award
of $20,000 is given biennially to a writer in mid-career whose work has demonstrated consistent excellence.
|Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award
$10,000 to a writer whose work merits recognition for the quality of its prose style.
|E. B. White Award
inaugural prize of $10,000 to a writer for achievement in children's literature.
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