Recipients of the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism
2013. Marina Warner, Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights.
2012. Elaine Showalter, A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers From Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx.
2011. Mark McGurl, The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing.
2010. Seth Lerer, Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter.
2009. Geoffrey Hill, Critical Writings.
2008. Helen Small, The Long Life.
2007. William H. Gass, A Temple of Texts.
2006. Geoffrey Hartman and Daniel T. O'Hara, The Geoffrey Hartman Reader.
2005. Angus Fletcher, A New Theory for American Poetry.
2004. Susan Stewart, Poetry and the Fate of the Senses.
2003. Seamus Heaney, Finders Keepers: Selected Prose, 1971-2001.
2002. Declan Kiberd, Irish Classics.
2001. Malcolm Bowie, Proust Among the Stars.
2000. Elaine Scarry, Dreaming by the Book and Philip Fisher, Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction.
1999. Charles Rosen, Romantic Poets, Critics, and Other Madmen.
1998. John Kerrigan, Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon.
1997. John Felstiner, Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew.
1996. Helen Vendler, The Given and the Made: Strategies of Poetic Redefinition.