September 20, 2021
AAP Issues Call for Entries for 2022 PROSE Awards for Outstanding Scholarly Books, Nonfiction Graphic Novels, Journals, Reference Works, and E-Products
The Association of American Publishers today launched its prestigious 2022 PROSE Awards, which recognize outstanding scholarly books, nonfiction graphic novels, journals, reference works, and e-products. The 2022 PROSE Awards are now open for entries from Monday, September 20, 2021 through Friday, November 12, 2021.
The awards recognize the very best scholarly works published in 2021 in the United States in five official categories: Biological and Life Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Reference Works.
Entry Details for the 2022 PROSE Awards Process
The entry fee for the 2022 PROSE Awards remains $90. For the second year in a row, submissions will be digital. Publishers will be asked to submit two electronic review copies before payment. Judges may request hardcopies during review. Winners will be required to provide physical copies to AAP.
Submitting publishers must be a member of either the Association of American Publishers (AAP) or the Association of University Presses (AUPresses).
Please see here for more about how to submit an entry for the 2022 PROSE Awards.
Nonfiction Graphic Novels
For the second year in a row, publishers can submit under the format of Nonfiction Graphic Novels. The requirements for this entry type are the same as requirements for Books, and entries can be submitted in any appropriate category.
Please see here for more about the entry guidelines.
About the PROSE Awards
Since 1976, the AAP’s PROSE Awards have recognized publishers who produce books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study.
For 2022, a panel of esteemed judges from throughout the academic community will review entries for overall excellence in scholarly publishing in the five subject categories. Winners from each subject category will go on to compete for the industry’s coveted R.R. Hawkins Award, the ultimate winner of the PROSE Awards competition. PROSE Award Finalists, Subject Category winners, Excellence Award winners, and the R.R. Hawkins Award winner will be announced by AAP in early 2022.
More information on the 2022 PROSE Awards can be found here.
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