Browse Award Winners

Red River Blues

• Winner, ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, 1987
• Winner, Classic of Blues Literature, The Blues Foundation, 2022

Author: Bruce Bastin

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

• A 2020 Seminary Co-op Notable Book
• Winner, The AFP/Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy, Association of Fundraising Professionals, 2021
• Winner, Terry McAdam Book Award, Alliance for Nonprofit Management, 2021
• Winner, Dan David Prize, endowed by the Dan David Foundation, 2022
• Winner, Peter Dobkin Hall History of Philanthropy Prize, Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, 2023

Author: Tyrone McKinley Freeman

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
• Honoree, Progressive Womens Voices IMPACT Award, Womens Media Center, Womens Media Awards, 2023

Author: Koritha Mitchell

The Heart of a Woman

• Honorable Mention, Irving Lowens Book Award, Society for American Music, 2022
• Book Prize Winner, Pauline Alderman Award for Outstanding Scholarship on Women in Music, International Alliance for Women in Music, 2022

Author: Rae Linda Brown Edited and with a Foreword by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

Chen Yi

>• Leila Webster Memorial Music Award, Pauline Alderman Award for Outstanding Scholarship on Women in Music, International Alliance for Women in Music, 2022

Author: Leta E. Miller and J. Michele Edwards

A House for the Struggle

• Winner, Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award, 2022
• Winner, ULCCs Outstanding Book on the History of Chicago 2023 Award, Union League Club of Chicago, 2023
• Honorable Mention, 2021-22 RSAP Book Prize, Research Society for American Periodicals, 2023
• Winner, Superior Achievement, Best of Illinois History, Illinois State Historical Society Awards, 2023
• Winner, Michael Nelson Prize of IAMHIST, International Association for Media and History, 2023
• Winner, Book of the Year, American Journalism Historians Association, 2023
• Winner, BAAS Book Prize, British Association for American Studies, 2023

Author: E. James West

Puerto Rican Chicago

• Winner, Critics Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association, 2023

Author: Mirelsie Velázquez

Food Instagram

• Winner, Edited Volume Award, Association for the Study of Food and Society, 2023

Author: Edited by Emily J. H. Contois and Zenia Kish

Mormon Women at the Crossroads

• Winner, Best International Book Award, Mormon History Association, 2023

Author: Caroline Kline

Riding Jane Crow

• Honorable Mention, Mary Nickliss Prize in U.S. Womens and/or Gender History, Organization of American Historians, 2023

Author: Miriam Thaggert

Strong Winds and Widow Makers

• Winner, Philip Taft Labor History Book Prize, Cornell Universitys ILR School and LAWCHA, 2023
• Co-winner, Pacific Coast Branch Book Award, 2023

Author: Steven C. Beda