Awards

The University of Georgia Press is proud of the recognition that is regularly bestowed on our authors and books by a wide range of scholarly, literary, and regional organizations. Listed below are some of the most recent award winners and finalists. See individual book pages for more awards information.

Alone atop the Hill
The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press
Carol McCabe Booker
Winner: Amelia Bloomer List / Amelia Bloomer Project

Coming to Pass
Florida's Coastal Islands in a Gulf of Change
Susan Cerulean
Winner: Gold Medal for Florida Nonfiction / Florida Book Awards

The Curious Mister Catesby
A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores New Worlds
E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott
Winner: Annual Literature Award / Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries

Empty Sleeves
Amputation in the Civil War South
Brian Craig Miller
Finalist: Jefferson Davis Award / American Civil War Museum

Landscapes for the People
George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service
Ren and Helen Davis
Winner: INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award: Photography / Foreword Reviews

Memories of the Mansion
The Story of Georgia's Governor's Mansion
Sandra D. Deal, Jennifer W. Dickey, and Catherine M. Lewis
Winner: Excellence Using the Holdings of an Archives / Georgia Historical Records Advisory Committee

A President in Our Midst
Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia
Kaye Lanning Minchew
Winner: Excellence Using the Holdings of an Archives / Georgia Historical Records Advisory Committee

Reconstructing Democracy
Grassroots Black Politics in the Deep South after the Civil War
Justin Behrend
Finalist: McLemore Prize / Mississippi Historical Society

Saving the Soul of Georgia
Donald Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Maurice Daniels
Winner: Excellence Using the Holdings of an Archives / Georgia Historical Records Advisory Committee

Texas Women
Their Histories, Their Lives
Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Stephanie Cole, and Rebecca Sharpless
Winner: Liz Carpenter Award / Texas State Historical Association Winner: Outstanding Academic Title / Choice magazine

The Three Governors Controversy
Skullduggery, Machinations, and the Decline of Georgia's Progressive Politics
Charles S. Bullock III, Scott E. Buchanan, and Ronald Keith Gaddie
Winner: Excellence Using the Holdings of an Archives / Georgia Historical Records Advisory Committee

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