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
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
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!
Awards Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness Won two High Plains Book Awards for the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer! Better Times Sara Batkie Named as a Traditional Fiction Finalist for the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award! Books … Continue reading News and Reviews
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