The fall of 2015, Wright State celebrated the Prize's legacy with a three-day event: Ten Years of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. This event featured smart, lively talks by experts such as John Beckman, the Prize's co-founder Sharon Rab, and critically-acclaimed writers Bob Shacochis and Karima Bennoune. These innovative speakers delivered TED-style talks that responded to the question, “How can great literature help us reduce conflict and find peace?”

Browse the contents of Ten Years of The Dayton Literary Peace Prize:

Proceedings from the 2015 Ten Years of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Conference