Congratulations to Jacqueline Saper, whose memoir From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran (Potomac Books, 2019) was named the 2020 Book of the Year in Traditional Nonfiction by the Chicago Writers Association! Jacqueline Saper, named after Jacqueline Kennedy, was … Continue reading “From Miniskirt to Hijab” Named a Book of the Year by the Chicago Writers Association
This week the Nebraska Center for the Book invites you to virtually join the 2020 Celebration of Nebraska Books (October 19-23). In addition to announcing next year’s One Book One Nebraska Selection, the celebration will honor the winners of the … Continue reading #CelebrateNEBooks This Week!
The American Astronautical Society recently announced the 2020 recipients for the Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History, including the University of Nebraska Press for the Outward Odyssey series. The Ordway Award is named in memory of Frederick I. Ordway … Continue reading UNP receives the Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History
Congratulations to Ignacio López-Calvo and Victor Valle, editors of Latinx Writing Los Angeles! Their book is a finalist in the Best Nonfiction – Multi-Author category in the International Latino Book Awards. This year the awards ceremony will be held virtually … Continue reading International Latino Book Award Finalist
Congratulations to the following authors who have been recently been recognized for their work. In the 2019 Foreword Indie Awards, From Chernobyl with Love by Katya Cengel was chosen as the Gold winner for Autobiography and Memoir. The Virgin of … Continue reading Recent Award Winners & Finalists
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