Book History Essay Prize

The editors of Book History annually award a graduate student essay prize consisting of $400 and publication in the journal to the author of the best article submitted to the Book History journal on any aspect of the history of the book. The deadline for submission for each editorial year is 31 August.

2016 Book History Essay Prize Winner

Kristen Highland, “In the Bookstore: The Houses of Appleton and Book Cultures in Antebellum New York City.”

2015 Book History Essay Prize Winner

The 2015 Graduate Student Essay Prize was awarded to Elizabeth Della Zazzera for her article Translating Revolutionary Time: French Republican Almanacs in the United States.”

A complete list of prize-winners is available online.