2019 Awards

Scholarly, trade and regional book awards given to University of Minnesota Press books in 2019.

Listed in alphabetical order according to award:

 

African Literature Association – Best First Book – Postcolonial Automobility

 

American Anthropological Association – Julian Steward Award – The River Is In Us

 

American Educational Studies Association – Critics’ Choice Book Awards – Youth Media Matters

 

American Psychoanalytic Association – Courage To Dream Prize – Wild Child

 

American Sociological Association – Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section – Oliver Cromwell Cox Award – Black Boys Apart – Co-winner

 

American Sociological Association – Section on the Sociology of Education – Pierre Bourdieu Award – Black Boys Apart

 

Association for Asian American Studies – Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Cultural Studies: Literature – Writing Human Rights

 

Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present – Book Prize – Archaeologies of Touch– Shortlist

 

Canadian Communication Association – 2019 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Award – Internet Daemons

 

Children’s Literature Association – Best Edited Collection Award – Who Writes for Black Children?

 

Choice Outstanding Academic Title – Who Writes for Black Children?

 

Choice Outstanding Academic Title – A Literature of Questions

 

Choice Outstanding Academic Title – Veer Ecology

 

Choice Outstanding Academic Title – After Extinction

 

College Art Association – Frank Jewett Mather Award – Undocumented Everyday

 

Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Nonfiction Prose – Lemon Jail

 

Forward INDIES Award – Autobiography & Memoir – The Right to Be Cold

 

Historical Society of Southern California – Norman Neuerburg Award – California Mission Landscapes

 

International Studies Association – Science, Technology, and Art in International Relations (STAIR) Book Prize – Cyberwar and Revolution

 

Lambda Literary Foundation – Transgender Nonfiction – Histories of the Transgender Child

 

Media Ecology Association – Dorothy Lee Award – Code and Clay, Data and Dirt

 

Media Ecology Association – Lewis Mumford Award – The Eye of War

 

Midwest Booksellers Choice Award – Children’s Picture Book – Hush Hush, Forest

 

Midwestern History Association – Hamlin Garland Award – The Crusade for Forgotten Souls

 

Minnesota Book Award – Award for Minnesota Nonfiction – The Crusade for Forgotten Souls

 

Minnesota Book Award – Award for Novel & Short Story – Laurentian Divide

 

Modern Language Association – James Russell Lowell Prize – Outsider Theory

 

National Outdoor Book Awards – Children’s Category – The Lost Forest – Honorable Mention

 

National Reading Group Month – Great Group Reads 2019 Selection – Laurentian Divide

 

Northeast Minnesota Book Award – Fiction – Laurentian Divide

 

Northeast Minnesota Book Award – Children’s Literature – Hush Hush, Forest

 

Northeast Minnesota Book Award – Memoir – Iron and Water

 

Northeast Minnesota Book Award – Nonfiction – Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais

 

Over the Rainbow Book List – Circulating Queerness, Gay, Inc., Wild Mares

 

Popular Culture Association – John Leo and Dana Heller Award for Best Single Work, Anthology, Multi-authored, or Edited Book in LGBTQ Studies – Histories of the Transgender Child

 

Publishing Professionals Network – Reference and Scholarly Book Award – Border Country – Honorable Mention

 

Society for the Anthropology of North America – Delmos Jones and Jagna Sharf Memorial Prize – Herlands

 

Society for Architectural Historians – Antoinette Forrester Downing Award – Historic Capital

 

Society for Architectural Historians – Spiro Kostof Award – Seizing Jerusalem

 

Society for Architectural Historians – Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Award California Mission Landscapes

 

Society for Cinema and Media Studies – Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award – Code and Clay, Data and Dirt

 

Society for Cinema and Media Studies – Best First Book – Playing With Feelings

 

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts – Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize – Archaeologies of Touch – Honorable Mention

 

Society for Midland Authors – Annual Literary Award – Laurentian Divide

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