Honorary Members

SAMLA proudly extends honorary membership to individuals for their contributions to the organization and to their respective fields of study.

Additional information, including instructions for nominating an Honorary Member, can be found on the Honorary Member Award page.


Previous Recipients

Allen Josephs   Judith Ortiz Cofer +
Natasha Trethewey  Wendell Berry
Weldon Thornton Germaine Brée +
H. R. "Stoney" Stoneback Elizabeth Spencer
Joseph Flora James Dickey +
Virginia Spencer Carr + William Bennett
Enrique Ruiz-Fornells Julien Green +
W. Ronald Schuchard A.R. Ammons +
Harper Lee + Charlotte Young
Sena Jeter Naslund Walker Percy +
Lieselotte Kurth William Styron +
George Mills Harper + Shelby Foote +

Lee Smith

J. William Fulbright +
Nathan Scott + Andrew Lytle +
Louis D. Rubin, Jr. + Q. O. McAllister
John Dowling + John G. Kunstmann +
Carlos Rojas Cleanth Brooks+
Richard J. Finneran + Erskine Caldwell +
Doris W. Betts + Katherine Anne Porter +
Maryse Condé Allen Tate +
James Still + Frank Duffey
Cormac McCarthy Francis Fergusson +
George Garrett + Maxwell A. Smith +
Reynolds Price +

C. Waller Barrett +

Maya Angelou + Jesse Stuart +
Richard Marius + Robert Penn Warren +
Annie Dillard Eudora Welty +
Sergius Yakobson +

Helen Yakobson +

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

+ = Deceased