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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

Slideshow of the 2013 Awards Dinner

                                        Photos by Andy Snow ( ©2013.

The 2013 Awards Ceremony was held at 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, at the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center at One West Second Street in Dayton, Ohio. Nick Clooney was the Master of Ceremonies.

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