The Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature has been awarded annually since 2018. Nominations for the 2022 award open March 8; instructions and the nomination form will be posted then. 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 Refugee and the 2020 winner. See Dina’s interview on the Jane’s Stories YouTube channel.

Tayari Jones is the author of An American Marriage and the 2019 winner. See Tayari’s interview on the Jane’s Stories YouTube channel.

Terese Marie Mailhot is the author of Heart Berries and the 2018 winner.

For a list of the finalists and links to more interviews, go to the Clara Johnson Award page.

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