Tony Horwitz Prize

The Tony Horwitz Prize to honor distinguished work in American history of wide appeal and enduring public significance was awarded for the first time in 2020. The prize, which carries an award of $5,000, commemorates the Society's former president (2016-2017), who died in May 2019. Tony Horwitz was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a former staff writer for the New Yorker, and a distinguished historian whose distinctive voice was marked by surpassing humanity and grace. The prize is supported by The Cedars Foundation.