Awards

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

Award

Organization

Author

Book Title

2021

Award:

Charles Rufus Morey Book Award

(Winner)

Organization:

College Art Association of America

Author:

Charles L. Davis

Book Title:

Building Character

Award:

Eric Hoffer Award

(Medal Provocateur Finalist)

Organization:

Eric Hoffer Book Awards

Author:

Eleanor Boudreau

Book Title:

Earnest, Earnest?

Award:

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

(Longlist)

Organization:

PEN America

Author:

Jesse Kerchival

Book Title:

Poemas de Amor

Award:

PEN/Jean Stein Award

(Winner)

Organization:

PEN America

Author:

Ross Gay

Book Title:

Be Holding

Award:

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection

(Longlist)

Organization:

PEN America

Author:

Caroline Kim

Award:

Paterson Poetry Prize

(Finalist)

Organization:

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College

Author:

Danusha Laméris

Book Title:

Bonfire Opera

2020

Award:

Alfred B. Thomas Book Award

(Honorable Mention)

Organization:

Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies

Author:

Natalia Milanesio

Book Title:

Destape

Award:

Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award

Organization:

Society of Architectural Historians

Author:

Sally McMurry

Book Title:

Pennsylvania Farming

Award:

Best Book in the Humanities

(Southern Cone Section)

Organization:

Latin American Studies Association

Author:

Natalia Milanesio

Book Title:

Destape

Award:

Bolton-Johnson Prize

(Winner)

Organization:

Conference on Latin American History

Author:

Natalia Milanesio

Book Title:

Destape

Award:

Florida Book Awards in Poetry

(Silver Medal)

Organization:

Florida Book Awards

Author:

Eleanor Boudreau

Book Title:

Earnest, Earnest?

Award:

Frost Medal

(Lifetime Achievement)

Organization:

Poetry Society of America

Author:

Toi Derricotte

Award:

Judy Ewell Award

(Best Publication on Women’s History)

Organization:

Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies

Author:

Natalia Milanesio

Book Title:

Destape

Award:

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

(Winner)

Organization:

Tufts Poetry Awards

Author:

Tiana Clark

Award:

MSA First Book Prize

(Shortlist)

Organization:

Modernist Studies Association

Author:

Charles L. Davis II

Book Title:

Building Character

Award:

National Book Awards

(Finalist)

Organization:

National Book Foundation

Author:

Amaud Jamaul Johnson

Book Title:

Imperial Liquor

Award:

Philip J. Pauly Prize

Organization:

History of Science Society

Author:

Joshua Nall

Book Title:

News from Mars

Award:

SRS Book Prize

Organization:

Society for Renaissance Studies

Author:

Hannah Murphy

Award:

William Carlos Williams Award

Organization:

Poetry Society of America

Author:

Martha Collins

2019

Award:

BCALA Literary Awards

(Honor Book)

Organization:

Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Author:

Toi Derricotte

Award:

Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award

Organization:

Triangle Publishing

Author:

Julian Randall

Book Title:

Refuse

Award:

CCCC Outstanding Book Award

Organization:

National Council for Teacher Education / NCTE

Author:

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard

Book Title:

Writing on the Move

Award:

Carnegie Science Award

(Environmental Category)

Organization:

Carnegie Science Center

Author:

Patricia DeMarco

Award:

Choice Awards

(Outstanding Academic Title)

Organization:

Choice Magazine / ALA

Author:

Thomas C. Lassman

Award:

Choice Awards

(Outstanding Academic Title)

Organization:

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

Author:

Brinda Sarathy, Janet Brodie, Vivien Hamilton

Book Title:

Inevitably Toxic

Award:

Choice Awards

(Outstanding Academic Title)

Organization:

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

Author:

Christina Jiménez

Award:

Hungarian Studies Association Book Prize

Organization:

Hungarian Studies Association

Author:

John C. Swanson

Book Title:

Tangible Belonging

Award:

Julie Suk Prize

(Longlist)

Organization:

Jacar Press

Author:

Barbara Crooker

Book Title:

Some Glad Morning

Award:

Massachusetts Book Award

(Poetry)

Organization:

Massachusetts Center for the Book

Author:

Ilan Stavans

Book Title:

The Wall

Award:

National Book Award

(Finalist in Poetry)

Organization:

National Book Foundation

Author:

Toi Derricotte

Award:

Winner of the 2019 Best Book in the Humanities, Mexico Section

Organization:

Latin American Studies Association

Author:

Sophie Esch

Book Title:

Modernity at Gunpoint

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

Book Title:

Pennsylvania Farming

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

Book Title:

Swans of the Kremlin

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

Book Title:

Waiting for the Light

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.)