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Speeches From The 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize


The Dayton Literary Peace Prize was founded in 2005 - ten years after the Dayton Peace Accords ended the war in Bosnia.  The prize honors authors from around the world for fiction, non-fiction and lifetime achievement. And it's the only international literary peace prize in the United States.

The 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize award ceremony was held on October 28, 2018 at the Schuster Center.  In this special presentation of selections from the award ceremony, you'll hear fiction authors who have been honored for advancing peace through literature including Min Jin Lee, Hala Alyan, and John Irving, winner of the 2018 Richard Holbrooke Award for Distinguished Achievement.

Learn more about the Dayton Literary Peace Prize at: www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org