Awards & Winners

J. M. Coetzee

Date of Birth 09-February-1940
Place of Birth Cape Town
(Western Cape, South Africa, City of Cape Town)
Nationality South Africa, Australia
Also know as J.M. Coetzee, J.M.Coetzee, John Maxwell Coetzee, John Maxwell "J. M." Coetzee
Profession Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Linguist, Translator, Literary critic
John Maxwell "J. M." Coetzee is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide. He became an Australian citizen in 2006. In 2013, Richard Poplak of the Daily Maverick described Coetzee as "inarguably the most celebrated and decorated living English-language author". Before receiving the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, Coetzee was awarded the CNA Prize, the Prix Femina Étranger, The Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Booker Prize, among other accolades.

Awards by J. M. Coetzee

Check all the awards nominated and won by J. M. Coetzee.


Nominations 2009 »

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Man Booker Prize Summertime


Nominations 2008 »

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The Best of the Booker Disgrace


Nominations 2007 »

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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Slow Man


Nominations 2004 »

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Neustadt International Prize for Literature


Nobel Prize in Literature
(who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider)


Man Booker Prize
Honored for : Disgrace

Nominations 1999 »

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National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Disgrace
Man Booker Prize Disgrace


Jerusalem Prize
(English language)


Man Booker Prize
Honored for : Life & Times of Michael K

Nominations 1983 »

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Man Booker Prize Life & Times of Michael K


Nominations 1982 »

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Philip K. Dick Award Waiting for the Barbarians