Browse Award Winners



When the Light Is Fire

• Second runner-up, Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize, African Studies Association Womens Caucus, 2019
• Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2020

Author: Heather D. Switzer

Media, Geopolitics, and Power

• Book of the Year, Global Communication and Social Change Division of the International Communication Association (ICA), 2019
• UCT Book Award (University of Cape Town), 2020

Author: Herman Wasserman

Banjo Roots and Branches

• Nicholas Bessarboss Prize, American Musical Instrument Society, 2020

Author: Edited by Robert B. Winans

Black Opera

• Irving Lowens Book Award, 2020
• Judy Tsou Critical Race Studies Award, 2020

Author: Naomi André

The Taco Truck

• John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize, American Association of Geographers, 2020

Author: Robert Lemon

Negotiating Latinidad

• Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award, American Studies Association, 2020

Author: Frances R. Aparicio

To Live Here, You Have to Fight

• Herbert G. Gutman Award, Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA), 2015
• Finalist, OAH Mary Nickliss Prize in Womens or Gender History, 2020
• Honorable Mention, Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, 2020
• H.L. Mitchell Award for Distinguished Book on the Southern Working Class, Southern Historical Association, 2020

Author: Jessica Wilkerson

Kim Stanley Robinson

A Locus 2019 Recommended Read
• Finalist, non-fiction category, 2020 Locus Awards, 2020

Author: Robert Markley

Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2020

Author: Edited by Robert J. Patterson

On Trend

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2020

Author: Devon Powers

Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America

• Finalist: Best Book of Criticism, Association of Mormon Letters, 2019-2020

Author: Jake Johnson

Homeland Maternity

• James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichlens Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address, National Communication Association (NCA), 2020

Author: Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

All Our Trials

• Winner, Lambda Literary Award for Best Book in LGBTQ Studies, 2020
• Honorable Mention, 2020 Mary Nickliss Prize in U.S. Womens and/or Gender History, Organization of American Historians, 2020
• Honorable Mention, Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize, American Studies Association, 2020

Author: Emily L. Thuma

Sophonisba Breckinridge

• Illinois State Historical Society Award, 2020

Author: Anya Jabour

Queer Timing

• John Leo and Dana Heller Award for Best Single Work, Anthology, Multi-Authored or Edited Book in LGBTQ Studies, Popular Culture Association (PCA), 2020

Author: Susan Potter

Traveling with Service Animals

• Silver Award, Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition--Guidebook Category, Society of American Travel Writers, 2020

Author: Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier

Joanna Russ

A PopMatters Best Non-Fiction Book of 2019 A Locus 2019 Recommended Read
• Finalist, non-fiction category 2020Locus Awards, 2020

Author: Gwyneth Jones

Graphic News

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2020

Author: Amanda Frisken

Degrees of Difference

• Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2020

Author: Edited by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado