Kalanithi Writing Award

Paul Kalanithi was a physician writer and neurosurgery resident at Stanford University. In the final years of his training, he was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. His memoir, When Breath Becomes Air, beautifully chronicles his reflections on living with illness and legacy. The Paul Kalanithi Fiction Award was created in his memory. 

2019 Prize Winners

2018 Prize Winners

2017 Prize Winners

2016 Prize Winners