Tag: Hobson

2023 Hobson Prize Winner Announced

Chowan University is pleased to announce that David Sanchez is the recipient of the 2023 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. In making the announcement, the Hobson Prize Selection Committee noted, “David Sanchez’s All Day Is A Long Time, which is a lyrical, engaging, and hauntingly beautiful first novel, reminds […]

2022 Hobson Prize Winner Announced

Daniel Wallace

Chowan University is pleased to announce that Daniel Wallace is the recipient of the 2022 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. In making the announcement, the Hobson Prize Selection Committee noted, “A Daniel Wallace novel lures readers quickly into the story and its magic holds on to their imagination until […]

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Receive Hobson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones is the recipient of the 2016 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. Initiated in 1995 by the Hobson Family Foundation of San Francisco, the award serves as a memorial to Mary Frances Hobson (1912-1993), a journalist and poet, who was the first woman to […]

National Book Award Finalist to Receive Hobson Prize at Chowan University – Bastard Out of Carolina Author Dorothy Allison on Campus April 27th

Dorothy Allison has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters from Chowan University. The prize will be conferred on Monday, April 27th at 6:00 pm at a dinner in the Chowan Room. Following the dinner and conferral, Allison will deliver the Hobson Lecture […]