Congratulations to the ten 2015 Whiting Award winners

Explore their work at The Paris Review Daily and browse an album on photographer Beowulf Sheehan's website.

Read Andrew Solomon's keynote address from the ceremony on the New Yorker's Page-Turner blog.

The Whiting Foundation provides


who astonish us by expanding the boundaries of art and understanding. Our commitment to making a place for this work in the world
is driven by a belief that

intense encounters with the best intellectual products of our culture deepen the human experience,

 broaden individual perspective, and offer stores of creativity and insight throughout life.