Congratulations to Rickey Laurentiis, whose poetry book Boy with Thorn, won the 2016 Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Congratulations to Pitt poet Iliana Rocha, whose book Karankawa, won the 2016 Society of Midland Authors Literary Award (poetry category).
Congratulations to Martin Melosi, recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award for the American Society for Environmentl History.
Congratulations to Risa Applegarth, author of Rhetoric in American Anthropology: Gender, Genre, and Science, winner of the 2016 CCCC Outstanding Book Award (monography category). The book was praised for making “an important contribution to research on disciplinary rhetorics and genre.” Applegarth’s honor marks the third time in five years that a UPP title from our Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture has won this prize.
Congratulations to Melissa Yancy, winner of the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, for her short story collection Dog Years. Read the press release.
Congratulations to Miriam Bird Greenberg, winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, for her collection In the Volcano’s Mouth. Read the press release.