2019 Prize Recipients

Danielle McLaughlin

Fiction

Danielle McLaughlin

Ireland
Kwame Dawes

Poetry

Kwame Dawes

United States/Jamaica/Ghana
Patricia Cornelius

Drama

Patricia Cornelius

Australia
Raghu Karnad

Nonfiction

Raghu Karnad

India
David Chariandy

Fiction

David Chariandy

Canada
Young Jean Lee

Drama

Young Jean Lee

United States
Ishion Hutchinson

Poetry

Ishion Hutchinson

Jamaica
Rebecca Solnit

Nonfiction

Rebecca Solnit

United States

2018 Prize Recipients

Suzan-Lori Parks

Drama

Suzan-Lori Parks

United States
Sarah Bakewell

Nonfiction

Sarah Bakewell

United Kingdom
Olivia Laing

Nonfiction

Olivia Laing

United Kingdom
Lucas Hnath

Drama

Lucas Hnath

United States
Lorna Goodison

Poetry

Lorna Goodison

Jamaica/Canada
John Keene

Fiction

John Keene

United States
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Fiction

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Uganda/United Kingdom
Cathy Park Hong

Poetry

Cathy Park Hong

United States

2017 Prize Recipients

Maya Jasanoff

Nonfiction

Maya Jasanoff

United States
Marina Carr

Drama

Marina Carr

Ireland
Ike Holter

Drama

Ike Holter

United States
Ashleigh Young

Nonfiction

Ashleigh Young

New Zealand
Carolyn Forché

Poetry

Carolyn Forché

United States
Ali Cobby Eckermann

Poetry

Ali Cobby Eckermann

Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal Australian
Erna Brodber

Fiction

Erna Brodber

Jamaica
André Alexis

Fiction

André Alexis

Canada/Trinidad & Tobago

2016 Prize Recipients

Helen Garner

Nonfiction

Helen Garner

Australia
Stanley Crouch

Nonfiction

Stanley Crouch

United States
Hilton Als

Nonfiction

Hilton Als

United States
Jerry Pinto

Fiction

Jerry Pinto

India
C. E. Morgan

Fiction

C. E. Morgan

United States
Tessa Hadley

Fiction

Tessa Hadley

United Kingdom
Abbie Spallen

Drama

Abbie Spallen

Ireland
Hannah Moscovitch

Drama

Hannah Moscovitch

Canada
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Drama

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

United States

2015 Prize Recipients

Edmund de Waal

Nonfiction

Edmund de Waal

United Kingdom
Debbie Tucker Green

Drama

Debbie Tucker Green

United Kingdom
Helen Edmundson

Drama

Helen Edmundson

United Kingdom
Jackie Sibblies Drury

Drama

Jackie Sibblies Drury

United States
Ivan Vladislavić

Fiction

Ivan Vladislavić

South Africa
Helon Habila

Fiction

Helon Habila

Nigeria
Teju Cole

Fiction

Teju Cole

United States/Nigeria
John Jeremiah Sullivan

Nonfiction

John Jeremiah Sullivan

United States
Geoff Dyer

Nonfiction

Geoff Dyer

United Kingdom

2014 Prize Recipients

Kia Corthron

Drama

Kia Corthron

United States
Sam Holcroft

Drama

Sam Holcroft

United Kingdom
Noëlle Janaczewska

Drama

Noëlle Janaczewska

Australia
John Vaillant

Nonfiction

John Vaillant

United States/Canada
Pankaj Mishra

Nonfiction

Pankaj Mishra

India
Aminatta Forna

Fiction

Aminatta Forna

United Kingdom/Sierra Leone
Jim Crace

Fiction

Jim Crace

United Kingdom
Nadeem Aslam

Fiction

Nadeem Aslam

United Kingdom/Pakistan

2013 Prize Recipients

Tom McCarthy

Fiction

Tom McCarthy

United Kingdom
James Salter

Fiction

James Salter

United States
Stephen Adly Guirgis

Drama

Stephen Adly Guirgis

United States
Tarell Alvin McCraney

Drama

Tarell Alvin McCraney

United States
Naomi Wallace

Drama

Naomi Wallace

United States
Adina Hoffman

Nonfiction

Adina Hoffman

United States
Jonny Steinberg

Nonfiction

Jonny Steinberg

South Africa
Zoë Wicomb

Fiction

Zoë Wicomb

South Africa
Jeremy Scahill

Nonfiction

Jeremy Scahill

United States