A Summons to Memphis

By Peter Taylor

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Vintage

Fiction Finalists That Year:

  • Norman Rush for Whites
  • Peter Taylor for A Summons to Memphis

Fiction Winner That Year: E.L. Doctrow for World’s Fair

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: 

  • Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Wole Soyinka won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: A Summons to Memphis won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1987.

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