Awards & Winners

Frank Conroy

Date of Birth 15-January-1936
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author
Frank Conroy was an American author, born in New York, New York to an American father and a Danish mother. He published five books, including the highly acclaimed memoir Stop-Time. Published in 1967, this ultimately made Conroy a noted figure in the literary world. The book was nominated for the National Book Award. Conroy graduated from Haverford College, and was director of the influential Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa for 18 years, from 1987 until 2005, where he was also F. Wendell Miller Professor. He was previously the director of the literature program at the National Endowment for the Arts from 1982 to 1987. Conroy's published works included: the memoir Stop-Time; a collection of short stories, Midair; a novel, Body and Soul, which is regarded as one of the finest evocations of the experience of being a musician; a collection of essays and commentaries, Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now; and a travelogue, Time and Tide: A Walk Through Nantucket. His fiction and non-fiction appeared in such journals as The New Yorker, Esquire, GQ, Harper's Magazine and Partisan Review. He was named a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government.

Awards by Frank Conroy

Check all the awards nominated and won by Frank Conroy.


Grammy Award for Best Album Notes
Honored for : The Voice: Frank Sinatra, the Columbia Years
(album notes writers)

Nominations 1986 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Album Notes The Voice: Frank Sinatra, the Columbia Years


Nominations 1968 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Arts and Letters (Nonfiction) Stop-Time


Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
Honored for : The Potting Shed

Nominations 1957 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play The Potting Shed