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The University of Nebraska Press is the proud publisher of many award-winning authors, including Pulitzer Prize-winner and former U. S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser; Nobel Prize in Literature winners Patrick Modiano, J. M. G. Le Clézio, Herta Müller, and Mario Vargas Llosa; Bancroft Prize Winners Margaret D. Jacobs and Anne F. Hyde; and two-time National Book Award winner Wright Morris.

Discover our most recent award winners:

 History of Nebraska, Fourth Edition    History of Nebraska, Fourth Edition
Ronald C. Naugle, John J. Montag, and James C. Olson

2015 Nebraska Book Award in Non-Fiction: Reference, from Nebraska Center for the Book

 Prairie Forge    Prairie Forge
The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II
James J. Kimble

2015 Nebraska Book Award in Non-Fiction: Nebraska Spirit, from Nebraska Center for the Book

 The Wheeling Year    The Wheeling Year
A Poet's Field Book
Ted Kooser

2015 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold in Essay/Creative Non-Fiction
2015 Nebraska Book Award in Anthology, from Nebraska Center for the Book

 In Reach    In Reach
Pamela Carter Joern

2015 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist in Novel & Short Story
2015 Nebraska Book Award in Fiction: Short Story, from Nebraska Center for the Book

 Witness    Witness
A Hunkpapha Historian's Strong-Heart Song of the Lakotas
Josephine Waggoner
Edited and with an introduction by Emily Levine
Foreword by Lynne Allen

2015 J. Franklin Jameson Award from the American Historical Association
2014 Nebraska Book Award in Non-Fiction: Reference from Nebraska Center for the Book
2015 J. Franklin Jameson Award from the American Historical Association

 This Strange Wilderness    This Strange Wilderness
The Life and Art of John James Audubon
Nancy Plain

2016 YALSA's Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
2015 Moonbeam Spirit Award (Gold) in Environmental Issues
2015 National Outdoor Book Award in the Children's Books category
2015 Editors' Choice Book by Booklist
2015 USA Book Award in Young Adult: Nonfiction Finalist

 Now We Will Be Happy    Now We Will Be Happy
Amina Gautier

2015 FAPA President's Book Award Gold Medal in Short Fiction from the Florida Authors and Publishers Association
2015 USA Book Award in Fiction: African-American

 Winnie Davis    Winnie Davis
Daughter of the Lost Cause
Heath Hardage Lee
With a foreword by J.E.B. Stuart IV
Epilogue co-authored by Bertram Hayes-Davis

2015 The Colonial Dames of America Book Award

 When Baseball Went White    When Baseball Went White
Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime
Ryan A. Swanson

2015 SABR Baseball Research Award

 Mover and Shaker    Mover and Shaker
Walter O'Malley, the Dodgers, and Baseball's Westward Expansion Andy McCue

2015 Seymour Medal winner from the Society for American Baseball Research
2015 Ron Gabriel Award from SABR Winner

 The Newspaper Warrior    The Newspaper Warrior
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins's Campaign for American Indian Rights, 1864-1891
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
Edited by Cari M. Carpenter and Carolyn Sorisio

2015 Susan Koppleman Award for the Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies in Popular and American Culture from the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

 Combined Destinies    Combined Destinies
Ann Todd Jealous

2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Best New Nonfiction from USA Book News

 Song of Dewey Beard    Song of Dewey Beard
Last Survivor of the Little Bighorn
Philip Burnham

2015 Spur Award in Best Western Biography

 Jews and Genes    Jews and Genes
The Genetic Future in Contemporary Jewish Thought
Edited by Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth
Foreword by Mark S. Frankel

Finalist for the 2015 National Jewish Book Award in Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice from the Jewish Book Council

 Wild Idea    Wild Idea
Buffalo and Family in a Difficult Land
Dan O'Brien

2015 Spur Awards Finalist in Best Western Contemporary Nonfiction