Past Winners

Many familiar names are included on our list of over 400 authors who have won the California Book Award since its inception. Some of the favorites include: John Steinbeck, Wallace Stegner, Diane Johnson, Ray Bradbury, Robert Hass, Kevin Starr, T.C. Boyle, Amy Tan, Jared Diamond, Czeslaw Milosz, C.S. Forester, Michael Chabon, William T. Vollman, Kay Ryan, Ishmael Reed, Khaled Hosseini, Adam Johnson, and many, many more.

Download a complete list of California Book Award winners