Nominations for this year's award are being reviewed. Check back in late fall for the announcement of the winner.
2022 Clara Johnson Award Ceremony
https://videopress.com/v/Wd94DVAz?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Click to watch JSPF's President Susan Winstead and Vice President Teri Lavelle talk with author Diane Wilson about her amazing, award-winning book, The Seed Keeper. The book is available at brick-and-mortar and online bookstores, and directly from the publisher at milkweed.org.
2022 Clara Johnson Award Winner: Diane Wilson
Jane’s Stories Press Foundation is very excited to announce Diane Wilson as the winner ofthe 2022 Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature for her seminal novel: The Seed Keeper.Wilson’s novel is groundbreaking in its ability to weave a braid about one Native American woman’s journey to understand herself, and her family’s legacy through the preservation … Continue reading 2022 Clara Johnson Award Winner: Diane Wilson
Thank You to the Submitting Authors for the 2022 Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature
Groundbreaking. Purposeful. Bold. Excellent. Challenging to social constructs. The submissions for this year's award are under review. The winner will be announced in the fall. For more information about Clara Johnson, and to see past winners and finalists, click Clara Johnson Award at the top of this page.
Celebrate Past Clara Johnson Award Winners
The Clara Johnson Award for Women's Literature has been awarded annually since 2018. Here are the previous winners. Sue William Silverman is the author of How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences and the 2021 winner. See Sue's interview on the Jane's Stories Press Foundation YouTube channel. Dina Nayeri is the author of The Ungrateful … Continue reading Celebrate Past Clara Johnson Award Winners
Sarah Minor Talks to Jane’s Stories
See her interview on the Jane's Stories Press Foundation YouTube channel.
2021 Clara Johnson Award Winner: Sue William Silverman
Congratulations to Sue William Silverman, author of How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences. She is the 2021 winner of the Clara Johnson Award for Women's Literature. See Sue's interview on the Jane's Stories Press Foundation YouTube channel. contact us donate
2020 Clara Johnson Award Winner: Dina Nayeri
Congratulations to Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee. She is the winner of the 2020 Clara Johnson Award for Women's Literature. See her interview on the Jane's Stories YouTube channel. contact us donate