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Peter Salovey

Yale President Peter Salovey will announce the winners via livestream on February 24

Yale to Announce 2015 Recipients of Windham-Campbell Literature Prizes on February 24

At a media event on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale President Peter Salovey will announce the 2015 winners of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes, among the world’s richest and most prestigious literary awards.

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2014 Windham Campbell Festival Highlights

Couldn't get enough of the 2014 prize festival? Relive the highlights here with our new video.

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Windham Campbell in London

London's most fabulous  literary impresario, Damian Barr, will host a special literary salon on January 26th featuring the Windham-Campbell Prizes and Prizewinner Aminatta Forna. 

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Jonny Steinberg

Help us launch 2013 Prizewinner Jonny Steinberg's new book, A Man of Good Hope!

Thursday, January 15, 7:30 PM
Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton Street, at S. Portland, in Fort Greene)
Jonny Steinberg presents A Man of Good Hope, in conversation with Dinaw Mengestu
Introduction by Michael Kelleher

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2013 Windham-Campbell Prizewinner Jeremy Scahill has received the Thomas Merton Award.

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Kia Corthron

2014 Prizewinner Kia Corthron has just been awarded a $50,000 United States Artists Fellowship.

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Aminatta Forna

Aminatta Forna and E.C. Osondu talk with Lorraine Adams. Introduced by Philip Gourveitch.

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Jim Crace

We're also happy to see Jim's Windham-Campbell Prize mentioned in the article.

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Zadie Smith

Free and open to the public. Novelist Zadie Smith will give the keynote address called 'Why Write? Creativity and Refusal' and the eight winners of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes will receive their awards from Yale President Peter Salovey.

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Congratulations to 2013 Drama Prize winner Tarell Alvin McCraney for being named a 2014 recipient of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award. This is the third major award Tarell has taken home this year, following his selection as both a Windham-Campbell Prize winner and a MacCarthur Fellow.

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