1978 in Literature - Awards - United States

United States

  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction, Peter Taylor
  • Nebula Award: Vonda McIntyre, Dreamsnake
  • Newbery Medal for children's literature: Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Donald L. Coburn, The Gin Game
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: James Alan McPherson, Elbow Room
  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Howard Nemerov, Collected Poems

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