Jeremy Scahill Wins $150,000 Windham Campbell Award for Writing

HeadlineMar 06, 2013

Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill has been named one of nine recipients of Yale University’s inaugural Windham Campbell Prizes for writing. The $150,000 award honors “emerging and established writers for outstanding achievement in fiction, non-fiction, and drama.” The prize was founded with an endowment by the late novelist Donald Windham. Scahill writes for The Nation magazine and is the author of “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army” and the forthcoming book “Dirty Wars.”

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