Anahid Literary Prize
The Anahid Prize was founded by an anonymous donor to recognize emerging Armenian American writers for their achievement and their potential. It has been given since 1989 during a year when a book has been deemed worthy of the prize. The prize is now given by the Armenian Center at Columbia University and comes with an award of $5,000. There have been more than a dozen winners in poetry, fiction, playwriting, and screen writing since that time.
Some of the past winners are: