American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards

The American Academy of Arts and letters has announced the winners of the 2014 Awards for Literature.

Winners of genre interest include George Green, recipient of one of eight Arts and Letters Awards in Literature, which includes a $7,500 grant, honoring exceptional accomplishment in any genre; Sarah Hall, winner of the E.M. Forster Award, a $20,000 grant to a young writer from the UK or Ireland to fund a stay in the United States; and Sherman Alexie, winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Award, a $20,000 prize given biennially to a prose writer.