Category: Book Awards

Greg Bourke (ND ’82) to receive GALA ND/SMC and ARC ND Distinguished Alumni Award

Greg Bourke will receive the GALA ND/SMC and ARC ND Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Notre Dame. The distinguished alumni award is given to graduates of either Notre Dame or Saint Mary’s College who have made significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ community through their professional or community service activities.  Bourke is one of the named […]

“Beyond the Story” by Christina Bieber Lake Receives Christianity & Literature’s Book of the Year Award

Each year the Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL) awards a Book-of-the-Year Award to the author and publisher of the work that has “contributed most to the dialogue between literature and the Christian faith.” This year, the CCL’s Award Committee selected Christina Bieber Lake’s Beyond the Story: American Literary Fiction and the Limits of Materialism (University of […]

Notre Dame Press Congratulates Our 2021 Foreword INDIES Finalists

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that on March 14, 2022, six of our titles were selected as Finalists for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. More than 2,500 entries spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration. The finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners are now being […]

Award-Winning Poet Sheryl Luna Publishes “Magnificent Errors”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that Sheryl Luna is the winner of the 2022 Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry for her collection of visionary poems in Magnificent Errors. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame, the prize is awarded to authors who have […]

Darrel Alejandro Holnes Receives Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize for “Stepmotherland”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that Darrel Alejandro Holnes received the 2022 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize for his first full-length collection Stepmotherland. Named after the late California native and author of the award-winning book The Iceworker Sings, the prize supports the work of emerging Latino/a poets and has as its goal to nurture the various paths that Latino […]

Amber R. Reed Receives Margaret Mead Award for “Nostalgia after Apartheid”

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Amber R. Reed is the recipient of this year’s Margaret Mead Award for the remarkable applied scholarship that is reflected in her recent book, Nostalgia after Apartheid: Disillusionment, Youth, and Democracy in South Africa. In this engaging book, Reed, an assistant professor of international studies at Spelman College, […]

“Lessons from Walden” Receives APSA Best Book in American Political Thought Prize

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy by Bob Pepperman Taylor won the American Political Science Association 2020 Section Award for Best Book in American Political Thought. The award will be presented during the APSA annual meeting September 30–October 3, 2021, in Seattle. Bob Pepperman Taylor is […]

Notre Dame Press Books Take Top 2020 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards

On June 17, 2021, Foreword Reviews announced the winners for the 2020 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Over 2,100 entries were submitted in 55 categories, with Foreword’s editors choosing approximately 9 finalists per genre. Those finalist books were then mailed to individual librarians and booksellers tasked with picking the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention winners. Four University of Notre […]

Congratulations to 2021 Catholic Media Association Book Award Winners

University of Notre Dame Press titles received seven Catholic Media Association Book Awards on June 10, 2021, during this year’s Virtual Catholic Media Conference, “Anchored in Hope.” The purpose of the Catholic Media Awards is to acknowledge the outstanding work of its publisher and communication members as they strive to further the mission of the Church. On a daily basis […]