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
University of Nebraska Press author Margaret Jacobs was one of thirty-one scholars named a Carnegie Fellow this month. She is the first University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors awarded the honor. Jacobs was selected from more than 270 proposals and will be … Continue reading UNP author named Carnegie Fellow
Last week, PEN America announced the finalists for the 2018 Literary Awards, revealing a diverse roster of authors and works to recognize today’s best literature and translation spanning genres and continents. For the first time, the finalist pool for the prestigious PEN/ Robert W. Bingham … Continue reading Venita Blackburn is a PEN finalist
This week, the Jewish Book Council announced the winners and finalists of the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its sixty-seventh year. The National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running awards program of its kind and were established by the … Continue reading Congratulations to Mordecai Paldiel!