April 5 - 14, 2019

Irene Blair Honeycutt Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts - Previous Winners

Irene Blair Honeycutt Distinguished Lecturers

Listed Alphabetically

  • Chris Abani
  • Richard Blanco
  • Amy Bloom
  • Stephen Dunn
  • Russell Goings
  • Miroslav Holub
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Ann Lamott
  • Barry Lopez
  • Mary Oliver
  • Ewuare Osayande
  • US Poet Laureate Kay Ryan
  • George Saunders
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Irene Blair Honeycutt Award Winners

Most recent, in reverse chronological order.

  • Maureen Ryan Griffin (Legacy Award)
  • Kakalak editors Richard Allen Taylor, Lisa Zerkle, and Beth Ann Cagle (Legacy Award)
  • Rebecca McClanahan (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)
  • Joseph Bathanti (for Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts)
  • Diana Pinckney (for Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts)
  • Dannye Romine Powell (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)
  • Jonathan K. Rice (Legacy Award)
  • Donald Mager (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)
  • Amy Rogers (Legacy Award)
  • Anthony S. Abbott (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)
  • Mary Kratt (Legacy Award)
  • M. Scott Douglass (Legacy Award)
  • A.A. Jillian (Legacy Award)
  • Frye Gaillard (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)
  • Julie Suk (Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts Award)