Books on supremacist’s awakening, Iranian refugees, honored
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Books on a young white supremacist's awakening and on Iranian refugees in Sweden are winners of awards celebrating literature's power to promote peace and...
Van der Vliet Oloomi’s ‘Call Me Zebra’ wins PEN/Faulkner
NEW YORK (AP) — Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi's "Call Me Zebra," a novel of exile and literary theory, is this year's winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.
Pulitzers given to Aretha Franklin, author Richard Powers
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul "for her indelible contribution to American music and culture." Competitive...
Tara Westover among PEN award nominees
NEW YORK (AP) — Tara Westover's best-selling memoir "Educated" and Richard Powers' novel "The Overstory" are among the nominees for a $75,000 award presented by the literary and human rights organization PEN America.
- Daily ChronicleDeKalb library hosts Richard Powers, Pulitzer Prize winner, DeKalb High alumnusOctober 1, 2019
- Dixon TelegraphDeKalb native wins Pulitzer Prize for fictionApril 17, 2019
- Daily ChronicleDeKalb native Richard Powers wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction bookApril 15, 2019
- The DayConn College English professor is finalist for prestigious awardMarch 7, 2019