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2013 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

Kazuo Ishiguro

WHAT:

The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award is an annual award given by the Tulsa Library Trust. Its purpose is to give formal recognition, on behalf of the Tulsa County community, to internationally acclaimed authors who have written a distinguished body of work and made a major contribution to the field of literature and letters.

The award consists of a $40,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book.

2012 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

WHAT:

The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award is an annual award given by the Tulsa Library Trust. Its purpose is to give formal recognition, on behalf of the Tulsa County community, to internationally acclaimed authors who have written a distinguished body of work and made a major contribution to the field of literature and letters.

The award consists of a $40,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book.

Tulsa Library Trust Will Present the 2012 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature to Jacqueline Woodson

Newbery Honor Book-winning author Jacqueline Woodson is the winner of the Tulsa Library Trust’s 2012 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature.  She will accept her award at a public presentation at Central Library, Fourth Street and Denver Avenue, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.  She will present the 2012 Young People’s Creative Writing Contest awards at 10 a.m., Aug. 25 at Hardesty Regional Library, Connor’s Cove, 8316 E. 93rd St.  Her visit is the culmination of the 2012 children’s and teen summer reading programs.