Indiana Humanities Tweaks Awards Program, Announces Winners
Indiana Humanities, a nonprofit arts advocacy organization headquartered in Indianapolis announced today the winners of the Indiana Authors Awards program in eight categories for authors with personal ties to the Hoosier State. The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards were established in 2009 by Glick Philanthropies, an Indiana foundation, and is now administered by Indiana Humanities with continuing support from Glick Philanthropies. Beginning in 2021, honorees will tour the state and participate in readings at schools, libraries, and other venues. This year’s inaugural honorees of the updated awards program include Maurice Broaddus (genre), Ross Gay (nonfiction), Eugene Gloria (poetry), Phillip Hoose (children’s), Saundra Mitchell (young adult), Melissa Stephenson (emerging), James Still (drama), and Chris White (fiction).