2014 Awards Ceremony

5:00 pm, November 9th, 2014
Benjamin and Marian Schuster
Performing Arts Center
One West Second Street
Dayton, OH 45402

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    2013 Award Winners

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Wendell Berry
Holbrooke Award Winner
for Lifetime Achievement

Wendell Berry

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Fiction Winner

Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master's Son
(Random House)

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Nonfiction Winner

Andrew Solomon
Far From the Tree

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Fiction Runner-up

Ben Fountain
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

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Nonfiction Runner-up

Gilbert King
Devil in the Grove

The 2014 Richard C. Holbrooke
Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

Louise Erdrich, 2014 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

Louise Erdrich

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Committee is pleased to announce that Louise Erdrich is the 2014 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. [Learn more.]

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