The Christopher Doheny Award
This award will recognize excellence in fiction or nonfiction on the topic of serious illness. It is supported by Audible, Inc. in honor of longtime employee, Chris Doheny.
The Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize
Maxwell E. Perkins Award
This Award honors an editor, publisher, or agent who over the course of their career has discovered, nutured, and championed writers of fiction. The recipient of the 2012 Perkins Award is Deborah Treisman. READ MORE
Roger Shattuck Prize for Criticism
Our Annual Awards Dinner and Benefit
We are pleased to announce that The Center's Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner will be held at The Union League Club on December 11, 2013. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information.
At the 2012 Annual Awards Dinner and Benefit The New Yorker’s Fiction Editor, Deborah Treisman, received the Maxwell E. Perkins Award, and Ben Fountain received the 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize for his novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
ABOUT OUR AWARDS
We present four awards throughout the year to recognize excellence in fiction: The Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, The Clifton Fadiman Medal, The Maxwell E. Perkins Award, and The Roger Shattuck Prize for Criticism.
The Flaherty-Dunnan, and Perkins Award are presented at our Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner. The Shattuck Prize and Fadiman Medal are presented at special events.