Past Laureates

Piedmont Laureate Emeritus honorees include the following authors. Please visit their individual profiles for more information on their work and outreach philosophies. To request the participation of emeritus laureates in a public event, please Contact Us.


Nancy Peacock, 2018 Piedmont Laureate

Novelist





Mimi Herman in Yosemite HeadshotMimi Herman, 2017 Piedmont Laureate
Poetry





katy_mungerKaty Munger, 2016 Piedmont Laureate
Mystery and Crime Fiction





james-maxeyJames Maxey, 2015 Piedmont Laureate
Speculative Fiction




carrie_knowlesCarrie Knowles, 2014 Piedmont Laureate
Short Fiction






john-claude-bemis
John Claude Bemis, 2013 Piedmont Laureate
Children’s Literature





ian_finleyIan Finley, 2012 Piedmont Laureate
Playwriting







scott_hulerScott Huler, 2011 Piedmont Laureate
Nonfiction






zelda_lockhartZelda Lockhart, 2010 Piedmont Laureate
Fiction






jaki_shelton_greenJaki Shelton Green, 2009 Piedmont Laureate
Poetry