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Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award

The relatively new Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, a biennial author prize worth 500,000 Danish Kroner (over US$80,000), has had an... uneven winner's list: Paulo Coelho is listed as the first winner (2007), though the award only really came into being in 2010, when J. K. Rowling took the prize; since then, it's been: Isabel Allende (2012), Salman Rushdie (2014), and Murakami Haruki (2016).
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