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Chicago Public Library Foundation Awards Archive

2021: Arts Award honoree Theaster Gates, 21st Century Award J. Nicole Brooks, and Carl Sandburg Literary Award honoree, Amy Tan
2020: Civic Award honoree Donna LaPietra, 21st Century Award honoree Nate Marshall, and Carl Sandburg Literary Award honoree Isabel Wilkerson
2019: 21st Century Award honoree Dr. Eve L. Ewing and Carl Sandburg Literary Award honoree George R.R. Martin
2018 Highlights: A Conversation between Carl Sandburg Literary Award honorees Judy Blume and Neil deGrasse Tyson with NPR host, Scott Simon
2017 Highlights: Conversation between Carl Sandburg Literary Award honorees Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers with NPR host, Scott Simon