Awards

Prizes, Awards and Honors

 

award-dublin
2008 
Nominated for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: American Cookery

award-hw
2003 –05 
Board of Trustees, Humanities Washington

award=bookfest
2002
Honorary Co-Chair, Northwest Bookfest, Seattle, Washington

award-76
2002
BookSense ‘76 Choice, Educating Waverley

award-ala
2001
American Library Association Notable Book of the Year, Delinquent Virgin

award-76
2000
BookSense ’76 Choice, Delinquent Virgin

award-lj
1999
A Best Book of the Year, Library Journal, Delinquent Virgin

award-iowa
1996
The Best of The Iowa Review: 25 Years, “The Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

award-lobook
1992
Book of the Year,   London Observer, Graced Land

award-pbna
1992
Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, Graced Land

award-nda
1990
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction

award-pushcart
1990
Pushcart Prize “The Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

award-iowa
1990
The Iowa Review, Subscribers’ Award, “Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

award-pbna
1990
Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, Dark Continent

award-pen
1987
PEN, West, Best Short Fiction, FAIR AUGUSTO

award-ms
1987
Ms. Magazine, Top Reading Choices, Fair Augusto

award-an
1989
Anahid Literary Award from the Armenian Center, Columbia University, (First such award for an American writer of Armenian descent)
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1983
First Prize, Stand International Short Fiction Competition [London], (For “Veterans’ Day”, later published in Fair Augusto and Stand One, London)