September 19, 2022
AAP Issues Call for Entries for 2023 PROSE Awards for Outstanding Scholarly Books, Nonfiction Graphic Novels, Journals, Reference Works, and E-Products￼
Entry Period Extends from Monday, September 19, 2022 through Friday, November 18, 2022
The Association of American Publishers today announced that the submission period for its prestigious 2023 PROSE Awards will begin on Monday, September 19, 2022 and extend through Friday, November 18, 2022. The PROSE Awards recognize outstanding scholarly books, nonfiction graphic novels, journals, reference works, and e-products.
The awards recognize the very best scholarly works published in 2022 in the United States in five official categories: Biological and Life Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Reference Works.
“We are delighted to announce the submission period for the 2023 PROSE Awards,” said Chief Operating Officer Syreeta Swann. “For more than 45 years these awards have played a key role in elevating best-in-class scholarly publishing, and in raising the standard for excellence across academic fields. We look forward to reviewing the 2023 submissions, and to discovering the very best works of the year.”
Entry Details for the 2023 PROSE Awards Process
The entry fee for the 2023 PROSE Awards is $105, with submissions received digitally. Publishers will be asked to submit two electronic review copies before payment. Submitters are asked to provide review copies as annotatable PDF files to facilitate notetaking by our judges. Judges may request hardcopies during review. Winners will be required to provide physical copies to AAP.
There are some updates to submission categories this year, including the separation of World and European History, and the combining of Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy and Cosmology into one submission category. Mathematics has also been brought into the Popular Science and Mathematics category.
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 2023 PROSE Awards.
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 2023, 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 2023.
More information on the 2023 PROSE Awards can be found here.