Past Winners

  • Amina Gautier and Joan Silber, 2018
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, 2017
  • Joy Williams, 2016
  • Deborah Eisenberg, 2015
  • George Saunders, 2013
  • James Salter, 2012
  • Edith Pearlman, 2011
  • Nam Le and Edward P. Jones, 2010
  • Alistair MacLeod and Amy Hempel, 2009
  • Cynthia Ozick and Peter Ho Davies, 2008
  • Elizabeth Spencer, 2007
  • Adam Haslett and Tobias Wolff, 2006
  • Lorrie Moore, 2005
  • Richard Bausch and Nell Freudenberger, 2004
  • Barry Hannah and Maile Meloy, 2003
  • Junot Diaz and Ursula K. Le Guin, 2002
  • Sherman Alexie and Richard Ford, 2001
  • Ann Beattie and Nathan Englander, 2000
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle, 1999
  • John Barth, 1998
  • Alice Munro, 1997
  • Joyce Carol Oates, 1996
  • Stuart Dybek and William Maxwell, 1995
  • Grace Paley, 1994
  • Peter Taylor, 1993
  • Eudora Welty, 1992
  • Frederick Busch and Andre Dubus, 1991
  • George Garrett, 1990
  • Saul Bellow, 1989
  • John Updike, 1988