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.

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-bemisJohn 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_green

Jaki Shelton Green, 2009 Piedmont Laureate
Poetry