Congratulations to Michael David-Fox, who was awarded the fifth annual Historia Nova Prize for Best Book on Russian Intellectual and Cultural History for Crossing Borders: Modernity, Ideology, and Culture in Russia and the Soviet Union. The award was established in 2012 by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation and Academic Studies Press.
Congratulations to Pitt poet Lynn Emanuel, whose collection The Nerve of It was selected for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets. The prize includes a cash award of $25,000.
Congratulations to Cave Canem Foundation, recipient of the 2016 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, awarded by the National Book Foundation. In twelve years, this is the first time the award has been given to an organization. University of Pittsburgh Press publishes the winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize every third year.
We mourn the recent passing of Peter Oresick, a great friend, teacher, mentor, poet, painter, and champion of the arts in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary.