Awards & Winners

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Date of Birth 08-August-1896
Place of Birth Washington, D.C.
(United States of America, United States, with Territories, Contiguous United States, Area code 202)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings. Her best known work, The Yearling, about a boy who adopts an orphaned fawn, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 and was later made into a movie of the same title, The Yearling. The book was written long before the concept of young-adult fiction, but is now commonly included in teen-reading lists.

Awards by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Check all the awards nominated and won by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.


John Newbery Medal
Honored for : The Secret River

Nominations 1956 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal The Secret River


Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Honored for : The Yearling