Browse Award Winners



Ritual Soundings

• International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) Book Prize, Honorable Mention, 2021

Author: Sarah Weiss

Chicago Católico

• One of The Chicago Sun-Timess Books Not to Miss
• Award of Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2021
• Hamlin Garland Prize in Popular History, Midwestern History Association, 2021

Author: Deborah E. Kanter

Over Here, Over There

• Article/Book Chaper Prize, Pauline Alderman Award, International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM), 2020

Author: Edited by William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

• Finalist for the Locus Award, Nonfiction category, 2021
• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Jonathan R. Eller

Hungry Translations

• Global Development Studies Book Award, International Studies Association, 2021

Author: Richa Nagar

West of Jim Crow

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Lynn M. Hudson

Front Pages, Front Lines

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

One of the Chicago Sun-Times Books Not to Miss
A Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020
• Honorable Mention, Research Society for American Periodicals, 2021

Author: E. James West

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

• Certificate of Excellence, Illinois State Historical Society, 2021

Author: Edited by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Starring Women

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Sara E. Lampert

From Slave Cabins to the White House

A Ms. Magazine Best Book of 2020
A Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020
• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Koritha Mitchell

Between Fitness and Death

• Winner, Outstanding Book Award, Disability History Association, 2021

Author: Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

Mobilizing Black Germany

A Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020
•, Honorable Mention, Best Book in Literature/Cultural Studies, DAAD/GSA Book Prize in Literature and Culture Studies, German Studies Association, 2021
•, Finalist, ASWAD Outstanding First Book Prize, Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, 2021

Author: Tiffany N. Florvil

Unlikely Angel

• Audiobook (Tantor Media), Earphone Award Winner, AudioFile Magazine, 2021

Author: Lydia R. Hamessley

Disruptive Archives

• Honorable Mention, Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize, NWSA, 2021
• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2021

Author: Viviana Beatriz MacManus