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Wendell Berry wins Dayton Literary Peace Prize

<> on March 2, 2011 in Washington, DC.

In recognition of a lifetime of letters exploring how humans can live more harmoniously with both the land and each other, Wendell Berry, the novelist, essayist, poet, farmer, and activist, will receive the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award at a November gala in Dayton, Ohio.

For the announcement, PKPR arranged an exclusive interview for Berry with the AP. Other coverage highlights included The Washington PostThe Huffington PostSalonUSA TodayMontreal GazettePublishers WeeklyGalleyCatMother Nature NewsLibrary Journal, and Book Patrol.

The photo above is from 2011 when Berry received a National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.

PKPR Client: Dayton Literary Peace Prize

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize recognizes writers whose work demonstrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice, and global understanding. Past recipients include Elie Wiesel and Studs Terkel. Launched in 2006,.it is an offshoot of the Dayton Peace Prize commemorating the 1995 peace accords ending the war in Bosnia, and is the only international literary peace prize awarded in the United States.

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