Chautauqua Prize

The Chautauqua Prize is an annual American literary award established by the Chautauqua Institute in 2012.
The winner receives US$7,500 and all travel and expenses for a one-week summer residency at Chautauqua.
It is a "national prize that celebrates a book of fiction or literary/narrative nonfiction that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honors the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts."

 

2018 selection

The Fact of a Body

Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir/Biography 2018, Chautauqua Prize 2018

by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

"Complex and challenging... push[es] the boundaries of writing about trauma." —The New York Times

“A True Crime Masterpiece” – Vogue

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2012 selection

The Sojourn

Chautauqua Prize 2012, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2012

by Andrew Krivak

A stunning debut novel of brutality and survival on the Southern Front of World War I.