The 1996 Neustadt Prize Laureate
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Meshack Asare is the winner of the 2015 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature! Stay tuned for information on the 2015 Neustadt Festival where Asare will be visiting the University of Oklahoma campus in October 2015.
The Neustadt International Prize for Literature is a biennial award sponsored by the University of Oklahoma and World Literature Today.
The Prize consists of $50,000, a replica of an eagle feather cast in silver, and a certificate. A generous endowment from the Neustadt family of Ardmore, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas, ensures the award in perpetuity.