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Yaddo Whiting Writers' Award Recipients
1985 - 2012

1985

Wright Morris (fiction/nonfiction)

1986

Hayden Carruth (poetry)
Mona Simpson (fiction)

1987

Joan Chase (fiction)
Michael Ryan (poetry)
David Foster Wallace (fiction)

1988

Jonathan Franzen (fiction)
Sylvia Moss (poetry)
Geoffrey O’Brien (nonfiction)

1989

Ellen Akins (fiction)

1990

D. Nurkse (poetry)

1991

John Holman (fiction)

1992

Eva Hoffman (nonfiction)
J.S. Marcus (fiction)

1993

Jeffrey Eugenides (fiction)
Mark Levine (poetry)
Sigrid Nunez (fiction)
Lisa Shea (fiction)

1994

Mark Doty (poetry)
Rosemary Mahoney (nonfiction)

1995

André Aciman (nonfiction)
Michael Cunningham (fiction)
Lucy Grealy (nonfiction/poetry)
Mary Ruefle (poetry)

1996

Brain Kiteley (fiction)
Chris Offutt (fiction/nonfiction)
Elizabeth Spires (poetry)
Patricia Storace (poetry/nonfiction)

1997

Jo Ann Beard (nonfiction)
Forrest Gander (poetry)
Josip Novakovich (fiction/nonfiction)

1998

Ralph Lombreglia (fiction)

1999

Ben Marcus (fiction)

2000

Robert Cohen (fiction)
John McManus (fiction)

2001

Brighde Mullins (plays)

2002

Elizabeth Arnold (poetry)
Justin Cronin (fiction)

2003

Courtney Angela Brkic (fiction/nonfiction)

2005

Thomas Sayers Ellis (poetry)
Nell Freudenberger (fiction)
John Keene (fiction/poetry)

2006

Suji Kwock Kim (poetry)

2007

Brad Kessler (fiction)
Cate Marvin (poetry)
Dalia Sofer (fiction)

2008

Lysley Tenorio (fiction)

2009

Nami Mun (fiction)
Salvatore Scibona (fiction)

2010

Lydia Peele (fiction)

2011

Eduardo C. Corral (poetry)

2012

Hanna Pylväinen (fiction)