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Past Honorary Fellows

Distinguished men and women of letters of any nationality nominated by the Executive Council and elected by the Delegate Assembly, subject to ratification by a mail ballot of the membership. The roll dates from 27 December 1959. The date following each name indicates year of election.

Chinua Achebe, 1974
Conrad Aiken, 1971
Jorge Amado, 1989
W. H. Auden, 1960
James Baldwin, 1981
Simone de Beauvoir, 1973
Samuel Beckett, 1966
Saul Bellow, 1974
Ingmar Bergman, 1985
Maurice Blanchot, 1975
Heinrich T. Böll, 1965
Jorge Luis Borges, 1961
Elizabeth Bowen, 1973
Joseph Brodsky, 1988
Gwendolyn Brooks, 1987
Antonio Buero Vallejo, 1978
Kenneth Burke, 1978
Albert Camus, 1959
Elias Canetti, 1984
José Luis Cano, 1984
Camilo José Cela, 1988
Aimé Césaire, 1974
René Char, 1961
Malcolm Cowley, 1981
Miguel Delibes, 1999
Carlos Drummond de Andrade, 1973
Marguerite Duras, 1985
Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1961
Mircea Eliade, 1981
T. S. Eliot, 1959
Ralph Ellison, 1974
William Empson, 1976
John Fowles, 1996
Max Frisch, 1984
Carlos Fuentes, 1981
Rómulo Gallegos, 1961
Gabriel García Márquez, 1984
Allen Ginsberg, 1987
Jorge Guillén, 1959
Nicolás Guillén, 1973
Seamus Heaney, 1998
Anne Hébert, 1986
Aldous Huxley, 1961
Eugène Ionesco, 1968
Arthur Koestler, 1981
Alexis Léger, 1959
Doris Lessing, 1974
Claude Lévi-Strauss, 1970
Robert Lowell, 1961
Hugh MacDiarmid, 1968
Archibald MacLeish, 1960
André Malraux, 1960
Carmen Martín Gaite, 1987
François Mauriac, 1961
James Merrill, 1986
Arthur Miller, 1973
Czesław Miłosz, 1984
Carlos Monsiváis, 1998
Eugenio Montale, 1971
Marianne Moore, 1961
Wright Morris, 1976
Iris Murdoch, 1973
Pablo Neruda, 1961
Juan Carlos Onetti, 1981
José Emilio Pacheco, 2000
Octavio Paz, 1968
Harold Pinter, 1970
Katherine Anne Porter, 1967
Anthony Powell, 1981
John Crowe Ransom, 1960
Raja Rao, 1984
Adrienne Rich, 1985
Augusto Roa Bastos, 1989
Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1965
Ernesto Sábato, 1987
José Saramago, 2001
Nathalie Sarraute, 1971
Jean-Paul Sartre, 1959
George Seferis, 1966
Maurice Sendak, 1997
Léopold Sédar Senghor, 1971
Ignazio Silone, 1960
Claude Simon, 1987
Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1971
Stephen Spender, 1989
John E. Steinbeck, 1966
Allen Tate, 1977
Pramoedya Ananta Toer, 2001
Amos Tutuola, 1987
Giuseppe Ungaretti, 1960
Robert Penn Warren, 1975
Eudora Welty, 1974
Rebecca West, 1967
Thornton Niven Wilder, 1962
William Carlos Williams, 1960
Christa Wolf, 1985

 

 
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