Kay Boyle

Awards and Honors

        • 1934 – Guggenheim fellowship (A prestigious program founded in 1925 to award those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”)
        • 1934 – O. Henry Memorial Award for best short story of the year, “The White Horses of Vienna”
        • 1941 – O. Henry Memorial Award for best short story of the year, “Defeat”
        • 1961 – Guggenheim fellowship
        • 1971 – Doctor of Literature, Columbia College
        • 1971 – California Literature Medal Award for Testament for My Students
        • 1977 – Doctor of Literature, Skidmore College
        • 1978 – San Francisco Art Commission Award
        • 1980 – National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for “extraordinary contribution to American literature over a lifetime of creative work”
        • 1982 – Doctor of Literature, Southern Illinois College
        • 1984 – American Book Award, Before Columbus Foundation, for lifetime achievement
        • 1986 – Doctor of Literature, Bowling Green State University
        • 1986 – Robert Kirsch Award, Los Angeles Times
        • 1986 – French-American Foundation Translation prize for “distinguished contribution to French and American letters as author and translator”
        • 1986 – Nominated for Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry for This Is Not a Letter and Other Poems
        • 1989 – Ohioana Book Award (fiction category) for Life Being the Best and Other Stories
        • 1991 – Lannan Foundation Award
        • 1992 – Fred Cody Award

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