Awards

Awards Received By University of Pittsburgh Press Authors: Last Five Years

Award

Organization

Author

Book Title

2018

Award:

Alice Davis Hitchcock Award

Organization:

Society of Archtectural Historians

Author:

Kathryn E. O'Rourke

Award:

Bolton Prize

(best book on Latin American History)

Organization:

American Historical Association

Author:

Celso Thomas Castilho

Award:

CCCC Outstanding Book Award

Organization:

National Council for Teacher Education / NCTE

Author:

Rasha Diab

Book Title:

Shades of Sulh

Award:

Dean Prize

(best book on Brazilian History)

Organization:

American Historical Association/CLAH

Author:

Celso Thomas Castilho

Award:

Outstanding Academic Title

Organization:

Choice Magazine / American Library Assoc.

Author:

Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman, eds.

Award:

Philip S. Klein Book Prize

Organization:

Pennsylvania Historical Association

Author:

Sally McMurry

Award:

Visionary Award

Organization:

Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light

Author:

Patricia DeMarco

2017

Award:

Advancement of Knowledge Award

Organization:

Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)

Author:

Iswari Pandey

Award:

Best dance book published in France

(French edition)

Organization:

The Professional Association of Critics for Theater, Music, and Dance

Author:

Christina Ezrahi

Award:

Bob Bush Memorial Award

(best first book of poetry)

Organization:

Texas Institute of Letters

Author:

Miriam Bird Greenberg

Award:

Fred B. Kniffen Award

Organization:

International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture

Author:

Jeanne Kisacky

Award:

National Jewish Book Award

(poetry category)

Organization:

National Jewish Book Awards Council

Author:

Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Award:

National Outdoor Book Award

(nature guidebook category)

Organization:

National Outdoor Book Awards

Author:

James L. Monroe and David M. Wright

Award:

New Writers Award

(for poetry)

Organization:

Great Lakes Colleges Association

Author:

Nate Marshall

Book Title:

Wild Hundreds

Award:

Ungar Translations Award

Organization:

American Translator's Association

Author:

Alex Levine (tr.), Freidrich Steinle (au.)

2016

Award:

2016 Levis Reading Prize

Organization:

Virginia Commonwealth University

Author:

Rickey Laurentiis

Book Title:

Boy with Thorn

Award:

2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award

Organization:

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Author:

Edward Murphy

Book Title:

For a Proper Home

Award:

BCALA Literary Award

(best poetry book)

Organization:

Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc.

Author:

Nate Marshall

Book Title:

Wild Hundreds

Award:

Distinguished Scholar Award

Organization:

American Society for Environmental History

Author:

Martin Melosi

Book Title:

General Recognition

Award:

Distinguished Service Award

Organization:

American Council for Polish Culture

Author:

Oscar Swan

Award:

George Ellenbogen Poetry Award

Organization:

Arab American National Museum

Author:

Nathalie Handal

Book Title:

The Republics

Award:

Helmholtz Medal for lifetime contributions to philosophy

Organization:

German Academy of Sciences in Berlin-Brandenburg

Author:

Nicholas Rescher

Book Title:

Lifetime Achievment

Award:

Historia Nova Prize

(best book on Russian intellectual and cultural history)

Organization:

Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation and Academic Studies Press

Author:

Michael David-Fox

Book Title:

Crossing Borders

Award:

Karl von Vogelsang Staatspreis fuer Geschichte der Gesellschaftswissenschaften

(Austrian State Prize for the History of Social Sciences)

Organization:

Government of Austria

Author:

Adam Kozuchowski

Award:

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Organization:

Claremont College

Author:

Ross Gay

Award:

Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize

Organization:

Academy of American Poets

Author:

Lynn Emanuel

Award:

Outstanding Academic Title

Organization:

Choice Magazine / American Library Assoc.

Author:

Tace Hedrick

Book Title:

Chica Lit

Award:

Outstanding Book Award

Organization:

Conference on College Composition and Communication (NCTE)

Author:

Risa Applegarth

Award:

Society of Midland Authors Annual Literary Award

(poetry category)

Organization:

Society of Midland Authors

Author:

Iliana Rocha

Book Title:

Karankawa

2015

Award:

Abraham Pais Prize

Organization:

American Physical Society

Author:

Allan Franklin

Book Title:

Lifetime Achievement

Award:

Bullough Book Award

Organization:

Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

Author:

Donna Drucker

Award:

Exemplar Award

Organization:

Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)

Author:

Sharon Crowley

Book Title:

Lifetime Achievement

Award:

Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies

Organization:

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

Author:

Per Anders Rudling

Award:

National Book Awards

(Finalist)

Organization:

National Book Foundation

Author:

Ross Gay

Award:

National Book Critics Circle Award

Organization:

National Book Critics Circle

Author:

Ross Gay

Award:

Phillis Wheatley Book Award

(poetry category)

Organization:

QBR: The Black Book Review and the Harlem Book Fair

Author:

Afaa Michael Weaver

Award:

Vermont Poet Laureate

Organization:

Vermont Arts Coucil

Author:

Chard deNiord

Book Title:

Body of Work

2014

Award:

American Book Award

Organization:

Before Columbus Foundation

Author:

Joan Naviyuk Kane

Book Title:

Hyperboreal

Award:

Book Award for Social Sciences

Organization:

Central Eurasian Studies Society

Author:

Morgan Y. Liu

Award:

Julie Suk Award

(for the best poetry book published by an independent press)

Organization:

Jacar Press

Author:

David Roderick

Book Title:

The Americans

Award:

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Organization:

Claremont Graduate University

Author:

Afaa Michael Weaver

Award:

Outstanding Book Award

Organization:

Conference on College Composition and Communication (NCTE)

Author:

Thomas Rickert

Book Title:

Ambient Rhetoric

Award:

Paterson Award for Literary Excellence

(for previous finalists of the Patterson Poetry Prize)

Organization:

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College

Author:

Denise Duhamel

Book Title:

Blowout

Award:

Paterson Award for Literary Excellence

(for previous finalists of the Patterson Poetry Prize)

Organization:

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College

Author:

Jan Beatty

Book Title:

The Switching Yard

Award:

Poetry Society of America

Organization:

Robert H. Winner Memorial Award

Author:

Dore Kiesselbach

Book Title:

Salt Pier