About Pat ConroyPat Conroy

Awards and Achievements

  • 2010 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts, South Carolina, Lifetime Achievement.
  • 2009 South Carolina Hall of Fame inductee
  • 2006 Southeast Library Association, Outstanding Author Award
  • 2005 F. Scott Fitzgerald Award
  • 2004 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame
  • 2003 Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book of the Year Award
  • 2003 Thomas Wolfe Prize awarded by the Department of English, U of NC at Chapel Hill
  • 2002 South Carolina Order of the Palmetto
  • 1996 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, Humanitarian Award
  • 1995 The Thomas Cooper Medal for Distinction in the Arts
  • 1993 American Academy of Achievement, Golden Plate Award
  • 1988 South Carolina Academy of Authors inductee
  • 1974 National Education Association, special citation

Honorary Doctorate Degrees

  • 2000 The Citadel
  • 1997 University of South Carolina