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Book awards: GLCA New Writers Award

Book awards by cover

Works (105)

House of gold by Elizabeth CullinanFiction, 1970
De mayor of Harlem; the poetry of David Henderson by David HendersonPoetry, 1971
War Games by James Park SloanFiction, 1971
The Car Thief by Theodore WeesnerFiction, 1972
The woman who loved worms and other poems by Colette InezPoetry, 1972
A North American education;: A book of short fiction by Clark BlaiseFiction, 1973
So slow the dawning by Inge TrachtenbergFiction, 1973
Traveling on Credit by Daniel HalpernPoetry, 1973
Dance of the Happy Shades by Alice MunroFiction, 1974
I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret CravenFiction, 1974
Ending by Hilma WolitzerFiction, 1975
The Autobiography of My Mother by Rosellen BrownFiction, 1976
Walking out: Poems by Betty AdcockPoetry, 1976
Hush by David St. JohnPoetry, 1977
A Piece of My Heart by Richard FordFiction, 1977
Going Blind by Jonathan PennerFiction, 1978
Natural Histories (Yale Series of Younger Poets) by Leslie UllmanPoetry, 1979
Sweet Country by Caroline RichardsFiction, 1979
Hybrids of plants and of ghosts by Jorie GrahamPoetry, 1981
The Phototropic Woman by Annabel ThomasFiction, 1982
Work, for the Night Is Coming by Jared CarterPoetry, 1982
Reckless Wedding by Maria FlookPoetry, 1983
The war outside Ireland : a novel by Michael JoyceFiction, 1983
Us (Csu Poetry Series) by Ralph BurnsPoetry, 1984
Waltz in Marathon by Charles DickinsonFiction, 1984
Hotel Fiesta by Lynn EmanuelPoetry, 1985
Love Medicine by Louise ErdrichFiction, 1985
Getting to Know the Weather by Pamela PainterFiction, 1986
Saints and Strangers (New Poetry Series) by Andrew HudginsPoetry, 1986
Headlong (University of Utah Press Poetry Series) by James MckeanPoetry, 1987
Heartbreak Hotel by Gabrielle BurtonFiction, 1987
Red Roads (National Poetry Series, Eighth Annual Series, 1987) by Charlie SmithPoetry, 1988
The Book of Ruth by Jane HamiltonFiction, 1989
Fishing with Blood by Fleda Brown JacksonPoetry, 1989
Roxa: Voices of the Culver Family (American Poets Continuum Series, V. 16) by William B. PatrickFiction, 1990
Slow Joy (1989 Brittingham Prize in Poetry) by Stefanie MarlisPoetry, 1990
Aquaboogie by Susan StraightFiction, 1991
Hermit with Landscape (Yale Series of Younger Poets) by Daniel HallPoetry, 1991
Killing Color by Charlotte Watson ShermanFiction, 1992
Out of Canaan: Poems by Mary Stewart HammondPoetry, 1992
Director of the World & Other Stories by Jane McCaffertyFiction, 1993
Sleeping Preacher by Julia KasdorfPoetry, 1993
The Philosopher's Club by Kim AddonizioPoetry, 1994
Cannibal by Terese SvobodaFiction, 1995
Human Nature by Alice AndersonPoetry, 1995
Dangerous Men (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Geoffrey BeckerFiction, 1996
Old And New Testaments (Brittingham Prize in Poetry) by Lynn PowellPoetry, 1996
Brief landing on the Earth's surface by Juanita BrunkPoetry, 1997
Last Days of the Dog-Men: Stories by Brad WatsonFiction, 1997
Apology for Want (Bakeless Prize) by Mary Jo BangPoetry, 1998
Rainlight by Alison McGheeFiction, 1998
A Gram of Mars: Stories by Becky HagenstonFiction, 1999
Shells (Yale Series of Younger Poets) by Craig ArnoldPoetry, 1999
In the Surgical Theatre by Dana LevinPoetry, 2000
Zombi, You My Love by William OremFiction, 2000
Madame Deluxe (National Poetry Series) by Tenaya DarlingtonPoetry, 2001
Second Hand by Michael ZadoorianFiction, 2001
Song of the Cicadas (Juniper Prize) by Mong-LanPoetry, 2002
The Speed of Light (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Elizabeth RosnerFiction, 2002
Compression Scars by Kellie WellsFiction, 2003
Open House: Poems by Beth Ann FennellyPoetry, 2003
The Bullet Collection by Patricia Sarrafian WardFiction, 2004
Granted by Mary SzybistPoetry, 2004
Beautiful Motion: Poems by Dana Roeser (The Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize) by Dana RoeserPoetry, 2005
Saving Stanley: The Brickman Stories by Scott NadelsonFiction, 2005
Between Camelots (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by David Harris EbenbachFiction, 2006
Trying to Speak: Poems (Wick Poetry First Book Series) by Anele RubinPoetry, 2006
Green Squall (Yale Series of Younger Poets) by Jay HoplerPoetry, 2007
Whiteman by Tony D'SouzaFiction, 2007
Beg No Pardon by Lynne ThompsonPoetry, 2008
Neck Deep and Other Predicaments: Essays by Ander MonsonCreative Non-Fiction, 2008
The Women Were Leaving the Men (Made in Michigan Writers Series) (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Andy MozinaFiction, 2008
Desert Gothic (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Don WatersFiction, 2009
Family Bible (Sightline Books) by Melissa J. DelbridgeCreative Non-Fiction, 2009
Teeth by Aracelis GirmayPoetry, 2009
Hardscrabble (The Vqr Poetry Series) by Kevin McFaddenPoetry, 2010
I'm Sorry You Feel That Way by Diana JosephCreative Non-Fiction, 2010
The New Valley: Novellas by Josh WeilFiction, 2010
The Boy Who Loved Tornadoes by Randi DavenportCreative Non-Fiction, 2011
The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie GoldbloomFiction, 2011
We Don't Know We Don't Know: Poems by Nick LantzPoetry, 2011
Ceiling of Sticks by Shane BookPoetry, 2012
The Riots (Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction) by Danielle Cadena DeulenCreative Non-Fiction, 2012
Volt: Stories by Alan HeathcockFiction, 2012
Dust to Dust: A Memoir by Benjamin BuschCreative Non-Fiction, 2013
The Ground: Poems by Rowan Ricardo PhillipsPoetry, 2013
Shards: A Novel by Ismet PrcicFiction, 2013
Love, in Theory: Ten Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction) by E. J. LevyFiction, 2014
The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing Up on The Big Dry by Joe WilkinsCreative Non-Fiction, 2014
No Object by Natalie ShaperoPoetry, 2014
The Heaven of Animals: Stories by David James PoissantFiction, 2015
Limber by Angela PelsterCreative Non-fiction, 2015
Seam (Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry) by Tarfia FaizullahPoetry, 2015
All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir by Shulem DeenCreative Non-fiction, 2016
The Verging Cities (Mountain West Poetry Series) by Natalie Scenters-ZapicoPoetry, 2016
The Wonder Garden by Lauren AcamporaFiction, 2016
History's Child by Charles M BoyerFiction, 2017
Hook: A Memoir by Randall HortonCreative Non-Fiction, 2017
Wild Hundreds (Pitt Poetry Series) by Nate MarshallPoetry, 2017
History of Wolves by Emily FridlundFiction, 2018
Watchfires by Hilary PlumCreative Nonfiction, 2018
When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America) by Chen ChenPoetry, 2018
Cenzontle (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America) by Marcelo Hernandez CastilloPoetry, 2019
Mothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces by Dawn DaviesCreative Non-Fiction. 2019
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka ArimahFiction, 2019

Award description

The New Writers Award is sponsored by the thirteen members of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) to recognize newly published writers and introduce the best among them to students and faculty on GLCA campuses. Judges are professors of literature and writers in residence at GLCA colleges.


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