Awards & Winners

Cynthia Voigt

Date of Birth 25-February-1942
Place of Birth Boston
(Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America, Area code 617, Area code 857)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Cynthia Irving
Profession Writer, Author
Cynthia Voigt an American writer of books for young adults dealing with various topics such as adventure, mystery, racism and child abuse. Her first book in the Tillerman family series, Homecoming, was nominated for several international prizes and adapted as a 1996 film. Her novel Dicey's Song won the 1983 Newbery Medal. Voigt received the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1995 recognizing her contribution in writing for teens.

Awards by Cynthia Voigt

Check all the awards nominated and won by Cynthia Voigt.


Nominations 2004 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature Kingdom


Edgar Award for Best Juvenile
Honored for : The Callender Papers
John Newbery Medal
Honored for : A Solitary Blue

Nominations 1984 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile The Callender Papers
John Newbery Medal A Solitary Blue


John Newbery Medal
Honored for : Dicey's Song

Nominations 1983 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal Dicey's Song


Nominations 1982 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Children’s Books (Fiction, Hardcover) Homecoming