American Academy of Arts and Letters
Lore Segal, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award, HER FIRST AMERICAN, 1986

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Lore Segal, 2006

American Academy Prix de Rome
Padgett Powell, American Academy Prix de Rome, 1987

American Book Awards
Padgett Powell, American Book Award, Best Debut, nominee, EDISTO, 1984

Barnes & Noble Awards
Matthew Eck, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, THE FARTHER SHORE, 2007

Best American series
Jane Brox, Best American Essays 1996, “Influenza 1918.” 1996
Anne Matthews, Best American Science and Nature Writing 2002, “Wall Street Losses, Wall Street Gains,” 2002
Padgett Powell, Best American Sports Writing, “Grappling with a Giant,” 1996
Lore Segal, Best American Short Stories 1989, “The Reverse Bug,” 1989

Books for a Better Life Awards
Virginia Holman, Books for a Better Life Award, Inspirational Memoir, Finalist, RESCUING PATTY HEARST, 2003

Creative Capital
Jeffery Renard Allen, Creative Capital Support Grant, 2006

Ernest G. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence
Jeffery Renard Allen, Ernest G. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, 2010

Fulbright Program
Emily Robbins, Fulbright Research Fellowship 2016
Emily Robbins, Fulbright Research Fellowship 2007
Padgett Powell, Fulbright Lectureship, 1989

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Jeffery Renard Allen, nominee, SONG OF THE SHANK, 2016
Richard Zimler, nominee, THE NIGHT WATCHMAN, 2016
Richard Zimler, nominee, THE WARSAW ANAGRAMS, 2012
Richard Zimler, nominee, THE SEVENTH GATE, 2009
Richard Zimler, nominee, THE SEARCH FOR SANA, 2007
Richard Zimler, nominee, HUNTING MIDNIGHT, 2005

James Tait Black Prize
Padgett Powell, Fiction winner, YOU & I, 2012

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
Jeffery Renard Allen, Guggenheim Fellowship, Fiction, 2015
Jane Brox, Guggenheim Fellowship, Nonfiction, 2007
Barbara Hurd, Guggenheim Fellowship, Nonfiction, 2015
Lore Segal, Guggenheim Fellowship, Creative Writing, 1965

Ken Book Award
Virginia Holman, Ken Book Award, RESCUING PATTY HEARST, 2004

Milkweed National Prize for Fiction
Matthew Eck, Milkweed National Prize for Fiction, THE FARTHER SHORE, 2007

National Book Critics Circle Awards
Jane Brox, National Book Critics Circle Award, General Nonfiction, finalist, FIVE THOUSAND DAYS LIKE THIS ONE, 1999
Matthew Eck, National Book Critics Circle, Good Reads selection, THE FARTHER SHORE, 2007

National Book Foundation/National Book Awards
Matthew Eck, National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Fiction selection, THE FARTHER SHORE, 2008

National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities
Jane Brox, National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Literature, 1994
Lore Segal, National Endowment for the Arts, Grant in Fiction, 1987
Lore Segal, National Endowment for the Humanities, Grant in Translation, 1982
Lore Segal, National Endowment for the Arts, Grant in Fiction, 1972
Aaron Thier, National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Creative Writing, 2016
Richard Zimler, National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Fiction, 1994

New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
Jeffery Renard Allen, Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, 2001
Lore Segal, Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, 2008

New York Times Bestsellers
Breena Clarke, New York Times Bestseller, RIVER, CROSS MY HEART, 1999
Walter Kirn, New York Times Business Bestseller, UP IN THE AIR, 2001
Jay Heinrichs, New York Times Education Bestseller, THANK YOU FOR ARGUING, 2016

New York Times Notable Books of the Year
Lore Segal, HALF THE KINGDOM, 2013
Jeffery Renard Allen, SONG OF THE SHANK, 2014

Oprah’s Book Club
Breena Clarke, Oprah’s Book Club selection, RIVER, CROSS MY HEART, 1999

Overseas Press Club
Michael Lemonick, Whitman Bassow Award for environmental reporting, 2001

PEN American Center | PEN/Faulkner Award
Jeffery Renard Allen, Fiction Finalist, SONG OF THE SHANK, 2015

PEN American Center | PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories
Jane Brox, L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award, HERE AND NOWHERE ELSE, 1996
Lore Segal, PEN/O. Henry Prize Story, “Making Good,” 2008
Lore Segal, O. Henry Awards Prize Story, “The Reverse Bug,” 1990

Pulitzer Prizes
Anne Matthews, Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, finalist, WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM, 1992
Lore Segal, Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, Finalist, SHAKESPEARE’S KITCHEN: STORIES, 2008

Pushcart Prizes
Jane Brox, Pushcart Prize XXVIII, “Afterwards,” 2003
Jane Brox, Pushcart Prize XXV, “Twilight of the Apple Growers,” 2000
Matthew Eck, Pushcart Prize XXXII, nomination, “Ward No. 6,” 2008
Barbara Hurd, Pushcart Prize XL, “The True Seer Hears,” 2016
Barbara Hurd, Pushcart Prize XXXII, “Fine Distinctions,” 2008
Barbara Hurd, Pushcart Prize XXVIII, “Squeeze,” 2005
Padgett Powell, Pushcart Prize XV, “Typical,” 1990

Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
Virginia Holman, Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, RESCUING PATTY HEARST, 2003

Thurber Prize for American Humor
Aaron Thier, Semifinalist, 2015

Whiting Foundation Awards
Jeffery Renard Allen, Whiting Writer’s Award, 2002
Padgett Powell, Whiting Writer’s Award, 1986