Browse Award Winners



Nursing Civil Rights

• Lavinia L. Dock Award for Exemplary Historical Research Writing, American Association for the History of Nursing, 2017

Author: Charissa J. Threat

Fostering on the Farm

• Vincent De Santis First Book Prize, Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE), 2017

Author: Megan Birk

The Real Cyber War

• International Communication Book Award, International Studies Association, 2017

Author: Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Waiting for Buddy Guy

• Best Blues Book of 2016, Readers Poll in Living Blues magazine, 2017
• ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award in the Pop category, ASCAP Foundation, 2017

Author: Alan Harper

Kay Boyle

• Honorable Mention, Morton N. Cohen Award, Modern Language Association (MLA), 2017

Author: Kay Boyle

This Is Not Dixie

• Jan Garton Prairie Heritage Book Award, Prairie Heritage, Inc., 2017
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Brent M. S. Campney

Grounds of Engagement

• First Book Award, African Literature Association, 2017

Author: Stéphane Robolin

Blue Rhythm Fantasy

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2017

Author: John Wriggle

Afro-Paradise

• Honorable mention, Errol Hill Award, American Society for Theatre Research, 2017

Author: Christen A. Smith

Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners

• Darlene Clark Hine Award, Organization of American Historians (OAH), 2017
• Philip Taft Labor Prize in Labor and Working-Class History, Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) and the Cornell ILR School, 2017

Author: LaShawn Harris

Taste of the Nation

• ASFS Book Award, Association for the Study of Food and Society, 2017

Author: Camille Bégin

A Cole Porter Companion

• Certificate of Merit for Best Discography, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2017

Author: Edited by Don M. Randel, Matthew Shaftel, and Susan Forscher Weiss

Foggy Mountain Troubadour

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Country Music, Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards (ARSC), 2017
• Named Bluegrass Print/Media Person of the Year from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), 2016

Author: Penny Parsons

Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

• William Sanders Scarborough Prize, Modern Language Association (MLA), 2017

Author: GerShun Avilez

Cold War Games

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2017

Author: Toby C. Rider

Baring Witness

• Honorable Mention in Creative Non-Fiction, Association for Mormon Letters, 2017

Author: Edited by Holly Welker

A Latin American Music Reader

Bruno Nettl Prize, Society for Ethnomusicology, 2017

Author: Edited by Javier F. León and Helena Simonett

Baking Powder Wars

• Included in "The Ten Best Books about Food of 2017," Smithsonian.com

Author: Linda Civitello

Slavery at Sea

• Wesley-Logan Prize, American Historical Association (AHA), 2017
•Dred Scott Freedom Award in the category Historical Literary Excellence, Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, 2020

Author: Sowande' M. Mustakeem

Colored No More

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2017

Author: Treva B. Lindsey

J. G. Ballard

• Locus Recommended Reading List, 2017

Author: D. Harlan Wilson