Congratulations to Sara Paretsky on becoming the fourth recipient of the Paul Engle Prize. Established in 2011, the award is given to a writer who, like Paul Engle, represents a pioneering spirit in the world of literature through writing, editing, publishing, or teaching, and whose active participation in the larger issues of the day has contributed to the betterment of the world through the literary arts. The piece was crafted to reflect the work and impact of Sara Paretsky, while tying it to the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. We feel honored to be a part of this celebration!
To read more on Sara Paretsky and her accomplishments, in addition to information on the Paul Engle Prize, click here: http://cityofliteratureusa.org/paretsky-to-receive-2015-paul-engle-prize/
If you would like to attend her award ceremony, you can learn more here:
For more information on what it means to be a UNESCO City of Literature (with Iowa City, being the only one in the USA) explore this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_of_Literature