Neustadt International Prize for Literature
The Neustadt International Prize for Literature is an international literary prize .
The prize has been awarded every two years since 1970 by the University of Oklahoma and the literary magazine World Literature Today . It is endowed with US $ 50,000. It is intended to honor important international authors for their literary work ( poetry , epic or drama ).
On the initiative of the Estonian-American literary scholar Ivar Ivask , the American Neustadt family launched the prize in 1969, initially under the name Books Abroad International Prize for Literature and later on as the Books Abroad / Neustadt Prize . It has had its current name since 1976.
|1972||Gabriel García Marquez||Colombia|
|1976||Elizabeth Bishop||United States|
|1992||João Cabral de Melo Neto||Brazil|
|1996||Assia Djebar||France / Algeria|
|2006||Claribel Alegría||Nicaragua / El Salvador|
|2008||Patricia Grace||New Zealand|
|2010||Duo duo||People's Republic of China|
|2018||Edwidge Danticat||United States|
- Neustadt International Prize for Literature . There you can also find the jury and the candidates for the next award.