New York State Writers Hall of Fame

The New York State Writers Hall of Fame or NYS Writers Hall of Fame is a project established in 2010 by the Empire State Center for the Book and the Empire State Book Festival and headquartered at the New York State Library in Albany, New York. The Hall of Fame was established "to highlight the rich literary heritage of the New York State and to recognize the legacy of individual New York State writers."[1]

New York State Writers Hall of Fame
Awarded for"to highlight the rich literary heritage of the New York State and to recognize the legacy of individual New York State writers."
LocationAlbany, New York, New York
CountryUnited States
Presented byEmpire State Center for the Book and the Empire State Book Festival
First awarded2010 (2010)

New writers, both living and deceased, have been inducted annually since 2010. The seven members of the Class of 2019, which includes four living and three deceased writers, were inducted at a dinner at the Princeton Club of New York on June 4, 2019.

List of Hall of Fame members

Inaugural class of 2010

Class of 2011

Class of 2012

Class of 2013

Class of 2014

Class of 2015

Class of 2016

Class of 2017

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

See also

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