Browse Award Winners



From Here to Tierra del Fuego

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2009

Author: Paul Magee

Science and Social Inequality

Received the Gender Equity in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association, 2009.

Author: Sandra Harding

Visiting Picasso

Poet Laureate of Oklahoma for 2009-2010.

Author: Jim Barnes

American Women Stage Directors of the Twentieth Century

A Choice Oustanding Academic Title, 2009

Author: Anne Fliotsos and Wendy Vierow

Radical Sisters

Winner of the Richard L. Wentworth Prize in American History, 2009.

Author: Anne M. Valk

Charles Ives Reconsidered

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2009

Author: Gayle Sherwood Magee

Working Girl Blues

Winner of a Certificate of Merit for the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research, 2009

Author: Hazel Dickens and Bill C. Malone

A Map of the Night

Winner of the 2009 Washington State Book Award in Poetry.

Author: David Wagoner

Sing It Pretty

Received an honorable mention from the International Alliance for Women in Music, 2009

Author: Bess Lomax Hawes

Laboring to Learn

Awarded the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education, 2009.

Author: Lorna Rivera

Health Culture in the Heartland, 1880-1980

Received a Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society, 2009

Author: Lucinda McCray Beier

Dime Novel Desperadoes

Received the Society of Midland Authors Award in the category of Biography, 2009. Received a Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society, 2009

Author: John E. Hallwas

Finding Cholita

Received the honorable mention award for the Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology, 2009

Author: Billie Jean Isbell

The Calumet Region

Received second place in the 2009 American Association of Museums Publications Design Competition for books prepared by museums with budgets of less than $750,000.

Author: Photographs by Gary Cialdella