Marilynne Robinson

United States

MARILYNNE ROBINSON is the recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barack Obama, for “her grace and intelligence in writing.” In 2013, she was awarded South Korea’s Park Kyong-ni Prize for her contribution to international literature. Her books include Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award and Gilead, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award.