Past Winners

California Book Awards

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

See all of the past winners of the California Book Awards: