David Henry Hwang winner of Stellfox Award.

David Henry Hwang

2012 – David Henry Hwang Tony Award-winning playwright

2011 – Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author (April)

2011 – Margaret Atwood, Booker Prize winning author (November)

2009 – Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer Prize winning poet

2008 – Mario Vargas Llosa, novelist, playwright, essayist, journalist, literary critic and 2010 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

2007 – Edward Albee, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright

2006 – Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

2005 – Ian McEwan, Booker Award-winning British novelist