1976, 1978, Fellowships from the Ingram
1982, The Award for Literature from the
American Academy of Arts and Letters.
1983, a Guggenheim Fellowship.
1993, made a Chevalier
(later Officier) de
LOrdre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
1994, National Book Critics Circle Award
1995-96, Critics 1 Choice Award, San
Francisco Review of Books, for Skinned
1997, made a member of the American Academy
of Arts and Letters.
1999, made a member of the American Academy
of Arts and Sciences.
2000, honorary doctorate, State University
of New York at Oneonta.
2000, prize of the festival of Deauville
(France) for my entire body of work.
2001, Ferro-Grumley Award from the Publishing
Triangle for The Married Man.