Monday, 19 September 2011

Arundhati Roy will receive the Mailer Prize for Distinguished Writing 2011

Each year the Center holds a Benefit Gala in New York City to raise funds for over 100 scholarships
and fellowships it awards each year.  In addition the Center awards the Mailer Prize to distinguished
writers from around the world and honors high school, two-year college,
college and high school teachers with a series of writing awards.. 

This year on November 8 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City, Dr. Elie Wiesel will receive
the Mailer Prize  for Lifetime Achievement;  Arundhati Roy, the Mailer Prize
for Distinguished Writing, Gay Talese the Mailer Prize for Distinguished Journalism
and Keith Richards the Mailer Prize for Biography..
Other awards will be made public that evening.

This year our presenters will include: President William J. Clinton; Jonathan Demme;
Sr. Harold Evans
and Mortimer Zuckerman.

Tina Brown will be Honorary Chair and Dylan Jones and Piers Morgan Co-Chairs.

Advanced seating for this year's Benefit Gala can be arrnaged by calling +1 646 374 3939,
option 1 and / or . Click here to view or print the reservation - reply card.


1 comment:

  1. I wonder if Arundhati reads Mailer. I bet the NAKED AND THE DEAD is one of her favorite novels.