2022 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Nominees Announced

By: Brandon Williams, September 18th, 2022 11:09 pm.

The 2022 Dayton Literary Peace Prize nominees have been announced. The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the only annual U.S. literary award that promotes peace through the written word. The goal is to honour “writers whose work uses the power of literature to foster peace, social justice, and global understanding.”

The award has two categories – Fiction and Nonfiction. The winners will receive a $10,000 prize on September 27th, with the runners-up receiving $5,000.

The nominees are as follows:

Fiction

Nonfiction

  • High Conflict by Amanda Ripley
  • How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith
  • Invisible Child by Andrea Elliott
  • The Last Nomad by Shugri Said Sahl
  • The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
  • Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury by Evan Osnos

In addition to that, they are awarding Wil Haygood with the Holbrooke Award in a separate ceremony.

The award was established in 2006. Previous winners include Alexander Starritt, Alice Hoffman, Patricia Engel, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Josh Weil, Dave Eggers, Marlon James, and many more.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Book Notification is an Amazon Associate. Book links to Amazon, eBay and other book stores are affiliate links, and we earn money from any qualifying purchases.

Welcome to Book Notification!

Are we missing any books or looking for an author that isn't on the site? Have any feedback or ideas that will enhance your experience? Contact us below.


    To see what we are currently working on as well as some of our future plans, see our road map.
    Monthly Contest
    affiliate disclaimer

    We are giving away 10 $25 gift cards. Every time you comment on an author page in the Author Discussion section at the bottom, you are entered into the sweepstakes. So get commenting! Winners announced in the next newsletter.


    Upcoming Books
    Popular Authors:
    Todays Most Followed Authors:
    Skip to content