Awards & Honors

2008

Nominated for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: American Cookery

humanities washington

2003-2005

Board of Trustees, Humanities Washington
book sense 76

2002

BookSense ‘76 Choice, Educating Waverley

2001

American Library Association Notable Book of the Year, Delinquent Virgin

book sense 76

2000

BookSense ’76 Choice, Delinquent Virgin

library journal

1999

A Best Book of the Year, Library Journal, Delinquent Virgin

the iowa review

1996

The Best of The Iowa Review: 25 Years, “The Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

1992

Book of the Year,   London Observer, Graced Land

PNBA

1992

Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, Graced Land

NEA

1990

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction
NEA

1990

Pushcart Prize “The Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

the iowa review

1990

The Iowa Review, Subscribers’ Award, “Battle of Manila,” Dark Continent

PNBA

1990

Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, Dark Continent

armenian weekly

1989

Anahid Literary Award from the Armenian Center, Columbia University, (First such award for an American writer of Armenian descent)

Pen

1987

PEN, West, Best Short Fiction, Fair Augusto

Ms magazine

1987

Ms. Magazine, Top Reading Choices, Fair Augusto

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