Dayton Literary Peace Prize http://wyso.org en Speeches From the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize http://wyso.org/post/speeches-2013-dayton-literary-peace-prize <p>The Dayton Peace Accords ended the war in Bosnia War in 1995 and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize was created as a response 11 years later.&nbsp; It's the only international literary peace prize in the United States and honors authors from around the world for fiction, non-fiction and lifetime achievement.</p><p>In this special hour-long presentation of speeches from Dayton Literary Peace Prize award ceremony, held on November 3, 2013 at the Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio, you'll hear award-winner authors Adam Johnson, Andrew Soloman and Wendell Berry talk about writing and peace.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:19:21 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 44284 at http://wyso.org Speeches From the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Wendell Berry Honored at Dayton Literary Peace Prize http://wyso.org/post/wendell-berry-honored-dayton-literary-peace-prize <p></p><p>Kentucky-based writer Wendell Berry was honored as the 2013 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award as part of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize at a ceremony last night at the Schuster Center.&nbsp; Other honorees included Adam Johnson in fiction for <em>The Orphan Master's Son</em> and Andrew Solomon in nonfiction for <em>Far From the Tree</em>.&nbsp; Berry was presented his award by last year's honoree, Tim O'Brien.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:48:36 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 41591 at http://wyso.org Wendell Berry Honored at Dayton Literary Peace Prize Wendell Barry Named 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Lifetime Achievement Winner http://wyso.org/post/wendell-barry-named-2013-dayton-literary-peace-prize-lifetime-achievement-winner <p>Author, essayist and poet Wendell Berry has been named winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's lifetime achievement award. The award recognizes his steadfast promotion of the need for people to live in harmony with their environment.</p><p>The 79-year-old Kentucky-based writer of works highlighting the benefits of a simpler life backs up his words with his actions. He speaks out against strip-mining and other development he says damages the land. Meanwhile, he keeps a garden, raises sheep and lives largely technology-free on a hilly farm.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 37591 at http://wyso.org Speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize http://wyso.org/post/speeches-2012-dayton-literary-peace-prize <p>In this special presentation of the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize award ceremony, you'll hear from authors who have been honored for advancing peace through literature including Adam Hochshild, Andrew Krivack and Tim O'Brien, recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Distinguished Achievement.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 17:02:00 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 27161 at http://wyso.org Speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize WYSO Weekend: December 30, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-december-30-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 30, 2012 including the following stories:</p><p>- Emily McCord's report for NPR on the Welcome Dayton program.</p><p>- Tim O'Brien's speech at the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize.&nbsp; O'Brien is this year's recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 27112 at http://wyso.org