Neustadt Jurors (1970 – present)

The Neustadt Prize is decided every other year by a jury of 7-9 writers who each nominate an author for the prize. The following is a full list of Neustadt Prize jurors from 1970 to present day.

YEARJURORGENDERCOUNTRYCONTINENTLANGUAGE
1970Piero BigongiariMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
1970J.P. ClarkMNigeriaWestern AfricaEnglish
1970Frank KermodeMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1970Jan KottMPolandEastern EuropePolish
1970Juan MarichalMSpainSouthern EuropeSpanish
1970Gaëtan PiconMFranceWestern EuropeFrench
1970A. K. RamanujanMIndiaSouthern AsiaEnglish, Kannada
1970Allen TateMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1970Mario Vargas LlosaMPeru, BoliviaSouth AmericaSpanish
1970Andrei VoznesenskyMUSSR (Russia)Eastern EuropeRussian
1970Heinrich BöllMWestern GermanyWestern EuropeGerman
1972François BondyMSwitzerlandWestern EuropeGerman
1972T. CarmiMIsraelWestern AsiaHebrew
1972Odysseus ElytisMGreeceSouthern EuropeGreek
1972Jovan HristicMYugoslaviaSouthern EuropeSerbo-Croatian
1972Kai LaitinenMFinlandNorthern EuropeFinnish
1972Camara LayeMGuineaWestern AfricaFrench
1972Vera LinhartováFCzechoslovakiaEastern EuropeCzech
1972Kenneth RexrothMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1972Jorge de SenaMPortugal, USSouthern Europe, Northern AmericaPortuguese
1972Fernand VerhesenMBelgiumWestern EuropeFrench
1972Thor VilhjálmssonMIcelandNorthern EuropeIcelandic
1974Chinua AchebeMNigeriaWestern AfricaEnglish
1974AdonisMSyria, Lebanon, FranceWestern Asia, Western EuropeArabic, French
1974Michel ButorMFranceWestern EuropeFrench
1974Ernst JandlMAustriaWestern EuropeGerman
1974Ferenc KarinthyMHungaryEastern EuropeHungarian
1974Olog LagercrantzMSwedenNorthern EuropeSwedish
1974George Dem. LoghinMRomaniaEastern EuropeRomanian
1974Mario LuziMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
1974Joyce Carol OatesFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1974Andri PeerMSwitzerlandWestern EuropeRomansh
1974John WillettMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1976Melih Cevdet AndayMTurkeyWestern AsiaTurkish
1976John AshberryMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1976Agustí BartraMSpainSouthern EuropeCatalan, Spanish
1976H. C. ten BergeMThe NetherlandsWestern EuropeDutch
1976Marie-Claire BlaisFCanadaNorthern AmericaFrench
1976Paal BrekkeMNorwayNorthern EuropeNorwegian
1976Dennis BrutusMSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaEnglish
1976Mohammed DibMAlgeriaNorthern AfricaAlgerian, French
1976Zbigniew HerbertMPolandEastern EuropePolish
1976Thomas KinsellaMIrelandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1976Günter KunertMEast GermanyEastern EuropeGerman
1978Tuomas AnhavaMFinlandNorthern EuropeFinnish
1978Thorkild BjørnvigMDenmarkWestern EuropeDanish
1978Joseph BrodskyMUSSR (Russia), USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaRussian, English
1978Antônio CandidoMBrazilSouth AmericaPortuguese
1978Walter Helmut FritzMWest GermanyWestern EuropeGerman
1978Ágnes GergelyFHungaryEastern EuropeHungarian
1978Wolfgang KrausMAustriaWestern EuropeGerman
1978R. K. NarayanMIndiaSouthern AsiaEnglish
1978William Jay SmithMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1978Derek WalcottMWest IndiesCaribbeanEnglish
1978Andrée ChedidFEgypt, FranceNorthern Africa, Western EuropeFrench
1980Luis Amorim de SousaMPortugalSouthern EuropePortuguese
1980André BrinkMSouth AfricaSouth AfricaAfrikaans, English
1980Claude EstebanMFranceWestern EuropeFrench
1980Thomas KeneallyMAustraliaOceanicEnglish
1980Yotaro KonakaMJapanEastern AsiaJapanese
1980Shiv K. KumarMIndiaSouthern AsiaEnglish
1980Arnost LustigMCzechoslovakia, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaCzech
1980Vasa D. MihailovichMYugoslavia, USSouthern Europe, Northern AmericaSerbo-Croatian, English
1980Muriel RukeyserFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1980Geroge SavidisMGreeceSouthern EuropeGreek
1980Alexander ScottMScotlandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1982Yehuda AmichaiMIsraelWestern AsiaHebrew
1982Poul BorumMDenmarkWestern EuropeDanish
1982John L BrownMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1982Manuel DuránMSpain, USSouthern Europe, Northern AmericaSpanish
1982Efim EtkindMUSSR (Russia), FranceEastern Europe, Western EuropeRussian
1982Francine du Plessix GrayFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1982Mimmo MorinaMItaly, LuxembourgSouthern Europe, Western EuropeItalian
1982Hualing NiehFChina, USEastern Asia, Northern AmericaMandarin, English
1982Östen SjöstrandMSwedenNorthern EuropeSwedish
1982Giancarlo VigorelliMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
1984Stanislaw BaranczakMPoland, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaPolish, English
1984Bo CarpelanMFinlandNorthern EuropeFinnish
1984Mouloud MammeriMAlgeriaNorthern AfricaBerber, French
1984Kamala MarkandayaFIndia, EnglandSouthern Asia, Northern EuropeEnglish
1984N. Scott MomadayMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1984Ottó OrbánMHungaryEastern EuropeHungarian
1984Edourd RoditiMUS, FranceNorthern America, Western EuropeEnglish
1984Eric SellinMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1984Charles TomlinsonMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1984Luisa ValenzuelaFArgentinaSouth AmericaSpanish
1984Elie WieselMUS, Israel, FranceNorthern America, Western Asia, Western EuropeEnglish, Yiddish, French
1986Maya AngelouFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1986José Luis CanoMSpainSouthern EuropeSpanish
1986Margherita GuidacciFItalySouthern EuropeItalian
1986Shuichi KatoMJapanEastern AsiaJapanese
1986Sigurður MagnússonMIcelandNorthern EuropeIcelandic
1986Adolf MuschgMSwitzerlandWestern EuropeGerman
1986Gregory RabassaMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1986Anthony RudolfMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1986Iordan ChimetMRomaniaEastern EuropeRomanian
1986Mordecai RichlerMCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
1988Andrei CodrescuMRomania, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaRomanian, English
1988Lars GustafssonMSwedenNorthern EuropeSwedish
1988Raymond JeanMFranceWestern EuropeFrench
1988Algirdas LandsbergisMLithuania, USEastern Europe, North AmericaLithuanian, English
1988Jean-Luc MoreauMFranceWestern EuropeFrench
1988Nélida PiñonFBrazilSouth AmericaPortuguese
1988Jutta SchuttingMAustriaWestern EuropeGerman
1988Jon SilkinMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1988Susan SontagFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1988Edwin ThumbooMSingaporeSouthern AsiaEnglish
1988George LammingMBarbadosCaribbeanEnglish
1990Homero AridjisMMexicoNorthern AmericaSpanish
1990Assia DjebarFAlgeria, FranceNorthern Africa, Western EuropeFrench
1990Knut FaldbakkenMNorwayNorthern EuropeNorwegian
1990Mavis GallantFCanada, FranceNorthern America, Western EuropeEnglish
1990Vera GanchevaFBulgariaEastern EuropeBulgarian
1990George GömöriMHungary, EnglandEastern Europe, Northern EuropeHungarian, English
1990Richard HowardMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1990Jaan KaplinskiMEstoniaNorthern EuropeEstonian, Russian
1990Sam SelvonMTrinidad, CanadaCaribbean, Northern AmericaEnglish
1990Lasse SöderbergMSwedenNorthern EuropeSwedish
1990Xiao QianMChinaEastern AsiaMandarin, English
1992Etel AdnanFLebanon, France, USWestern Asia, Western Europe, Northern AmericaEnglish, Arabic, French
1992Vasily AksyonovMUSSR (Russia), USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaRussian
1992Zulfikar GhoseMPakistan, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
1992Güneli GünFTurkey, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaTurkish, English
1992V. Y. MudimbéMZaire (Congo)Central AfricaFrench
1992Makoto OokaMJapanEastern AsiaJapanese
1992Sergio PerosaMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
1992Elena PoniatowskaFMexicoNorthern AmericaSpanish
1992Alastair ReidMScotland, USNorthern Europe, Northern AmericaEnglish
1992Silviano SantiagoMBrazilSouth AmericaPortuguese
1992Anton ShammasMIsrael, PalestineWestern AsiaArabic, Hebrew, English
1994Kofi AwoonorMGhanaWestern AfricaEnglish
1994Zoya BoguslavskayaFRussiaEastern EuropeRussian
1994Alan CheuseMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1994J. M. CoetzeeMSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaEnglish
1994Nuruddin FarahMSomaliaEastern AfricaSomali, English
1994Wlad GodzichMSwitzerlandWestern EuropeGerman, French
1994Angel GonzálezMSpainSouthern EuropeSpanish
1994Githa HariharanFIndiaSouthern AsiaEnglish
1994Elli PeonidouFCyprusSouthern EuropeGreek
1994Nawal El SaadawiFEgyptNorthern AfricaArabic
1994Chris Wallace-CrabbeMAustraliaOceanicEnglish
1996Yiorgos ChouliarasMGreece, USSouthern Europe, Northern AmericaGreek
1996Desmond EganMIrelandNorthern EuropeEnglish
1996Barbara FrischmuthFAustriaWestern EuropeGerman
1996Alfrún GunnlaugsdóttirMIcelandNorthern EuropeIcelandic
1996Alamgir HashmiMPakistanSouthern AsiaEnglish
1996Carlos RojasMSpainSouthern EuropeSpanish
1996Albert RussoMBelgium, Democratic Republic of Congo, TransnationalWestern Europe, Central AfricaFrench, English
1996Hanan al-ShaykhFLebanonWestern AsiaArabic, English
1996Mario ValdésMCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
1996Eliot WeinbergerMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1998Meena AlexanderFIndiaSouthern AsiaEnglish
1998Richard ExnerMGermany, USWestern Europe, Northern AmericaGerman
1998Howard GoldblattMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
1998Janette Turner HospitalFAustraliaOceanicEnglish
1998Shirley Geok-lin LimFMalaysiaSouthern AsiaEnglish
1998Norman ManeaMRomania, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaRomanian
1998Ngugi wa Thiong'oMKenyaEastern AfricaEnglish, Gikuyu
1998Raphaël ConfiantMMartiniqueCaribbeanCreole, French
1998Roberto Fernández RetamarMCubaNorthern AmericaSpanish
1998Carolyn ForchéFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2000Cyril DabydeenMGuyana, CanadaSouth America, Northern AmericaEnglish
2000Ha JinMChina, USEastern Asia, Northern AmericaMandarin
2000Ihab HassanMEgypt, USNorthern Africa, Northern AmericaArabic
2000Linda HoganFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2000Helen R. LaneFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2000Carlos MonsiváisMMexicoNorthern AmericaSpanish
2000Mervyn MorrisMJamaicaCaribbeanEnglish
2000Tanure OjaideMNigeriaWestern AfricaEnglish
2000Kirsti SimonsuuriFFinlandNorthern EuropeFinnish
2000Dubravka UgresicFYugoslavia, NetherlandsSouthern Europe, Western EuropeCroatian
2002Evelyne AccadFLebanon, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaFrench, English
2002Kwame Anthony AppiahMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2002Juan Gustavo Cobo BordaMColombiaSouth AmericaSpanish
2002Lorna GoodisonFJamaicaCaribbeanEnglish
2002Thomas KingMCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
2002Bill ManhireMNew ZealandOceaniaEnglish
2002Rainer SchulteMGermany, USWestern Europe, Northern AmericaGerman, English
2002Moacyr ScliarMBrazilSouth AmericaPortuguese
2002Barry UnsworthMEnglandNorthern EuropeEnglish
2002Jane UrquhartFCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
2004Esther AllenFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2004Bogdana CarpenterFPoland, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaPolish, English
2004Bei DaoMChinaEastern AsiaMandarin
2004Kristjana GunnarsFIcelandNorthern EuropeIcelandic
2004Abdulrazak GurnahMTanzaniaEastern AfricaEnglish
2004Edmundo Paz-SoldánMBoliviaSouth AmericaSpanish
2004Leon RookeMCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
2004Bapsi SidhwaFPakistanSouthern AsiaEnglish
2004Gabriel OkaraMNigeriaWestern AfricaIjo, English
2006Aron AjiMTurkeyWestern AsiaTurkish
2006Clark BlaiseMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2006Kwame DawesMGhana, Jamaica, USWestern Africa, Caribbean, Northern AmericaEnglish
2006Li-Young LeeMIndonesia, USEastern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2006Zakes MdaMSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaEnglish
2006Tiina NunnallyFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2006Nico OrengoMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
2006Carter RevardMUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2006Linda SpaldingFUS, CanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
2006Susan Rubin SuleimanFHungary, USNorthern AmericaHungarian, English
2006Daisy ZamoraFNicaraguaCentral AmericaSpanish
2008Chris AbaniMNigeria, USWestern Africa, Northern AmericaIgbo, English
2008Sinan AntoonMIraq, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaArabic, English
2008Rilla AskewFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2008Marcel BénabouMMorocco, FranceNorthern Africa, Western EuropeFrench
2008Peter ConstantineMEngland, USNorthern Europe, Northern AmericaEnglish
2008Joy HarjoFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2008Huang XiangMChinaEastern AsiaMandarin, English
2008Christine MontalbettiFFranceWestern EuropeFrench
2008Bharati MukherjeeFIndia, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2008Yoko TawadaFJapan, GermanyEastern Asia, Western EuropeJapanese, German
2010Sefi AttaFNigeria, USWestern Africa, Northern AmericaEnglish
2010Horacio Castellanos MoyaMEl SalvadorCentral AmericaSpanish
2010Aleksandar HemonMBosnia, USSouthern Europe, Northern AmericaEnglish
2010Etgar KeretMIsraelWestern AsiaHebrew
2010Joanne Leedom-AchermanFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2010Mai MangMChina, USEastern Asia, Northern AmericaMandarin, English
2010Claire MessudFCanada, USNorthern AmericaEnglish
2010Pireeni SundaralingamFSri Lanka, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2010Niloufar TalebiFIran, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaPersian, English
2012Rabih AlameddineMLebanon, USWestern Asia, North AmericaEnglish
2012Gabeba BaderoonFSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaEnglish
2012Norma CantúFMexicoNorthern AmericaSpanish, English
2012Andrea De CarloMItalySouthern EuropeItalian
2012Nathalie HandalFPalestine, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2012Ilya KaminskyMUkraine, USEastern EuropeRussian, English
2012Yahia LababidiMEgypt, USNorthern Africa, Northern AmericaEnglish
2012Miguel SyjucoMPhilippinesSouthern AsiaEnglish
2012Samrat UpadhyayMNepal, USSouth AsiaEnglish
2014Lauren CampFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2014Lorna Dee CervantesFUSNorthern AmericaEnglish
2014Ananda DeviFMauritiusEastern AfricaFrench, English
2014Gabriella GhermandiFEthiopia, ItalyEastern Africa, Southern EuropeItalian, English
2014Fady JoudahMPalestine, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaArabic, English
2014Laleh KhadiviFIran, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2014Andrew LamMVietnam, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaVietnamese, English
2014Krys LeeFSouth KoreaEastern AsiaKorean, English
2014Deji OlukotunMNigeria, USWestern Africa, Northern AmericaEnglish
2014Cristina Rivera-GarzaFMexico, USNorthern AmericaEnglish, Spanish
2016Alison AndersonFUS, SwitzerlandNorthern America, Western EuropeEnglish, French
2016Porochista KhakpourFIran, USWestern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2016Valeria LuiselliFMexicoNorthern AmericaSpanish, English
2016Amit MajmudarMIndia, USSouthern Asia, Northern AmericaEnglish
2016Valzhyna MortFBelarus, USEastern Europe, Northern AmericaBelarusian, English
2016Mukoma Wa NgugiMKenya, USEastern Africa, Northern AmericaEnglish
2016Jordan TannahillMCanadaNorthern AmericaEnglish
2016Padma ViswanathanFCanada, USNorthern AmericaEnglish
2016Wang PingFChina, USEastern Asia, Northern AmericaMandarin, English