Arts & Culture
1:19 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Speeches From the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Author Wendell Berry speaks with Antioch College students the day after being awarded the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award at the Dayton Literary Peace Prize ceremony.
Credit Dennie Eagleson

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.  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.

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.


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To learn more about the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, visit