The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award is an honor given by the Tulsa Library Trust and Tulsa City-County Library to one author each year. The purpose of said award is to reward and recognize talented, renowned authors who have ”written a distinguished body of work and made a major contribution to the field of literature and letters,” according to its website. The award includes a $40,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book.

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