Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson receives CFW inaugural commendation

Jul 25, 2018
Staff & Leadership


Welcome to It Is Well Living Church, where we celebrate and honor individuals who have made remarkable contributions to society. In this article, we are proud to share the news of Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson's significant achievement. Robinson has been awarded the inaugural commendation by the prestigious CFW organization, recognizing her exceptional literary talent and impact.

Award-winning Author Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is a renowned American author acclaimed for her profound exploration of human existence, faith, and the complexities of life. Born on November 26, 1943, in Sandpoint, Idaho, Robinson has made an indelible mark on contemporary literature.

Robinson gained widespread recognition with her debut novel, "Housekeeping," published in 1980. The book garnered critical acclaim, laying the foundation for what would become an illustrious career. Her subsequent novels, including "Gilead," "Home," and "Lila," further solidified her status as a literary powerhouse.

The Impact of Marilynne Robinson's Work

Robinson's works delve deep into the human condition, offering profound reflections on faith, love, redemption, and the essence of existence. Through her poetic language, thought-provoking narratives, and vivid character portrayals, she captures the hearts and minds of readers around the world, defying easy categorization and transcending genres.

Her writing style combines exquisite storytelling, philosophical introspection, and a compassionate understanding of the human spirit. Robinson's ability to explore complex moral issues with grace and sensitivity has earned her a devoted global following and numerous literary accolades.

Prestigious Recognition: CFW Inaugural Commendation

The CFW Inaugural Commendation is a prestigious honor awarded annually to individuals who have significantly contributed to the enrichment of society through their artistic endeavors. The CFW organization, known for its commitment to recognizing excellence across various domains, selected Marilynne Robinson as the inaugural recipient in the literary arts category.

By granting Robinson this commendation, the CFW acknowledges her extraordinary contributions to contemporary literature and the enduring impact of her works. It Is Well Living Church is immensely proud to host an event that celebrates Robinson's artistic brilliance and her extraordinary ability to illuminate the human experience through the written word.

Celebrating Marilynne Robinson's Commendation

It Is Well Living Church invites you to join us in honoring Marilynne Robinson's remarkable achievement. We will be holding a special gathering on [date], where Robinson will be awarded the commemorative plaque and deliver a captivating presentation on her literary journey, creative process, and the inspiration behind her acclaimed works.

This momentous event offers a unique opportunity to engage with one of the most influential voices in contemporary literature and to gain insights into the profound themes and messages woven into her novels. Attendees will have the chance to witness a master at work and be inspired by Robinson's words of wisdom.


As It Is Well Living Church, we are privileged to honor individuals like Marilynne Robinson who enrich our lives through their artistic brilliance. We encourage everyone to join us in celebrating Robinson's prestigious CFW Inaugural Commendation and to delve into her extraordinary body of work that continues to inspire, challenge, and uplift readers of all backgrounds.

Mark your calendars, reserve your spot, and prepare to be moved by the depth and beauty of Marilynne Robinson's writing. Let us come together as a community to appreciate her immense contributions to literature and her unwavering commitment to exploring the human spirit.

Sanjaya Abeysirigunawardena
Well-deserved recognition for Marilynne Robinson!
Nov 10, 2023
Dave Forman
Congratulations to Marilynne Robinson 👏🎉 Truly well-deserved recognition 👍
Oct 8, 2023