The Jewish Book Council honors the winners of the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its sixty-ninth year. Among this year’s winners is author David E. Lowe, award the second annual Biography Award in memory of Sara Berenson Stone for … Continue reading Morris B. Abram Biography Honored by National Jewish Book Awards
Congratulations to the following UNP authors who have been recently recognized for their work. Joyce Sutphen was a finalist for the “Read Poetry Central Minnesota 2020” program. Liz Breazeale was awarded a 2020 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment … Continue reading Recent Award Winners
Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player by Jeremy Beer is the winner of the 2020 Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar … Continue reading Congratulations to Jeremy Beer on Two Award Wins!
Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards
Awards The Man in the Arena Rodger McDaniel Selected as the Best Nonfiction Book for the Wyoming State Historical Society 2019 Book Awards! The Future Has and Appointment with the Dawn Tanella Boni Shortlisted for the National Translation Awards in Poetry! … Continue reading News and Reviews
UNP is proud to announce the winner of the Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2019: Jennifer Sweeney of Redlands, California and her manuscript Foxlogic, Fireweed. Her collection follows a sequence of five physical and emotional terrains—floodplain, coast, desert, … Continue reading Announcing the Backwaters Prize in Poetry Winner for 2019
The Word Sender Award from the John G. Neihardt Foundation is given annually to someone dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the life and works of Neihardt. For the first time it was given to an organization this year. … Continue reading UNP honored for supporting works of John G. Neihardt
The following books recently became award winners. Congratulations to all the authors! Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter’s Reckoning by Julija Šukys won the Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature in Nonfiction. The Vine Awards Jury said, “Julija Šukys’s Siberian … Continue reading Recent Award Winners
The Commonwealth Club announces the winners of the 87th annual California Book Awards! Since 1931, the California Book Awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year a select jury considers hundreds of books from … Continue reading Congratulations to Robert A. McNally!
Every year, the Popular Culture Association (PCA) honors the highest quality of scholarship in popular culture studies. This year’s PCA Awards were swept by books nominated by university presses. Books from the University of Missouri Press, University of Nebraska Press, University … Continue reading PCA Awards