Awards & Winners

D. B. C. Pierre

Date of Birth 1961
Place of Birth Old Reynella, South Australia
(South Australia)
Nationality Mexico, Australia, United Kingdom
Also know as DBC Pierre, Peter Finlay
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author
DBC Pierre is a writer who authored the novel Vernon God Little. He was born in South Australia in 1961, before moving to Mexico, where Pierre was largely raised. He now resides in the Republic of Ireland. Pierre was awarded the 2003 Booker Prize for fiction for Vernon God Little, his first novel, becoming the third Australian-born author to be so honoured. Upon winning the Whitbread First Novel Award in 2003 he became the first writer to receive a Booker and a Whitbread for the same book. The book also won the Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman Prize for comic literature at the Hay Festival in 2003, and earned the author a James Joyce Award from the Literary and Historical Society of University College Dublin.

Awards by D. B. C. Pierre

Check all the awards nominated and won by D. B. C. Pierre.


Man Booker Prize
Honored for : Vernon God Little

Nominations 2003 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Guardian First Book Award Vernon God Little
Man Booker Prize Vernon God Little