Congratulations to two UNP authors who were recently recognized for their work! Animal Bodies (Nebraska, 2022) by Suzanne Roberts has been placed on the longlist for the 2023 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay! This award is granted … Continue reading Recent Award Winners
Awards Foreword Indies winners: Black Snake – Honorable Mention A Second Reckoning – Gold A Harp in the Stars – Honorable Mention Follow the Angels, Follow the Doves was a finalist in 2022 National Indie Excellence Awards for Western Fiction The … Continue reading News & Reviews
Awards Hostages of Empire won the Heggoy Prize from the French Colonial Historical Society and was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s 2022 Gladstone Book Prize IPPY Award winners: Black Snake won gold in Environment/Ecology Rage won gold in Current Events I A … Continue reading News & Reviews
Congratulations to two UNP authors who were recognized for their work! Never Caught Twice: Horse Stealing in Western Nebraska, 1850-1890 (Nebraska, 2020) by Matthew S. Luckett was the winner of the Nonfiction Nebraska History category. My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the … Continue reading 2021 Nebraska Book Award Winners
Congratulations to the following authors who have recently been recognized for their work. In the Reader Views Literary Awards, The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902 by Scott D. Seligman won the Gold Award in the History category and Such … Continue reading Recent Award Winners & Finalists
Congratulations to Edward J. Driving Hawk and Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, authors of Too Strong to Be Broken (Bison Books, 2020)! Their book is a finalist for the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. Each year the Center for Great … Continue reading Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize Finalist
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
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to From Chernobyl with Love (Potomac Books, 2019) by Katya Cengel. About the Book: In the wake of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to From Chernobyl with Love!
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 University of Nebraska Press is proud to announce the winner of the Backwaters Prize in Poetry for 2020: Nathaniel Perry and his manuscript Long Rules: An Essay in Verse. Perry will be awarded $2,000 for his winning collection and … Continue reading Announcing the Backwaters Prize in Poetry Winner