Category: Book Awards

An Excerpt from “Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters” by Maya Sonenberg

What happens when the urge to ditch your family outpaces the desire to love them? The stories in Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters, winner of the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction, attempt to answer this question, heading straight for the messiness of domestic relationships and the constraints society places on women as they navigate their obligations. […]

Award-Winning Author Maya Sonenberg launches “Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters” Book Tour

On August 19, Maya Sonenberg, professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Washington, will launch her book tour for Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters. Taking place in Seattle, New York, and virtually, this book tour highlights her long-awaited new collection of short stories, Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters, winner of the Richard […]

Six Notre Dame Press Books Receive Catholic Media Association Book Awards

On July 8, 2022, the Catholic Media Association announced the winners of the Catholic Media Association 2022 Book Awards during the Catholic Media Conference in Portland, Oregon. This program recognizes the outstanding work of publishers, authors, and book editors that support the faith-filled life of Catholic readers. Winners receive an award certificate and are recognized by their […]

Notre Dame Press Books Take Top 2021 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards

Foreword Reviews announced the winners for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards! Over 2,500 entries were submitted across 55 genres, 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 Dame Press books received top […]

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 […]