The Chautauqua Prize is an annual American literary award established by the Chautauqua Institution in 2012. The winner receives US$7,500 and all travel and expenses for a one-week summer residency at Chautauqua. It is a "national prize that celebrates a book of fiction or literary/narrative nonfiction that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honors the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts."
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Winners and runners-upEdit
- 2012: Andrew Krivak, The Sojourn
- 2013: Timothy Egan, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
- 2014: Elizabeth Scarboro, My Foreign Cities
- 2015: Phil Klay, Redeployment
- 2016: Cyrus Copeland, Off the Radar: A Father’s Secret, a Mother’s Heroism, and a Son’s Quest
- Lynsey Addario, It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
- Lenore Myka, King of the Gypsies: Stories
- Steven Niteingale, Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God
- Susan Southard, Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War
- 2017: Peter Ho Davies, The Fortunes
- H. W. Brands, The General vs. The President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
- Victoria Pope Hubbell, Blood River Rising: The Thompson-Crimson Feud of the 1920s
- Ben H. Winters, Underground Airlines
- Colin Woodard, American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good
- Kao Kalia Yang, The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father
- 2018: Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir
- Hala Alyan, Salt Houses
- Glenn Frankel, High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic
- Anne Gisleson, The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading
- Meg Howrey, The Wanderers
- Andrew Krivák, The Signal Flame
- Dalia Rosenfeld, The Worlds We Think We Know
- 2019: Anjali Sachdeva, All the Names They Used For God
- 2020: Petina Gappah, Out of Darkness, Shining Light 
- Ron Charles (October 24, 2011). "Chautauqua Institution announces new literary prize". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 24, 2017.
- Staff writer (April 29, 2012). "The Sojourn Wins Inaugural Chautauqua Prize". The Post-Journal. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
- "The Chautauqua Prize". Chautauqua official website. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
- Ron Charles (May 15, 2013). "Timothy Egan wins Chautauqua Prize for "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher"". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 26, 2013.
- "My Foreign Cities by Elizabeth Scarboro win 2014 Chautauqua Prize". Chautauqua Institution. May 15, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
- "Redeployment wins 2015 Chautauqua Prize". Westfield Republician. May 29, 2015. Archived from the original on June 21, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
- "Peter Ho Davies' The Fortunes wins 2017 Chautauqua Prize". Chautauqua Institution News & Announcements. May 23, 2017. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
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- "Winners & Shortlists". chq.org. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
- The Chautauqua Prize, official website.