Previous winners

David D. Anderson Award

2020 (Guest Judge: Dr. Terrion Williamson)

Mary Unger, “The Book Circle: Black Women Readers and Middlebrow Taste in Chicago, 1943-1953.” Reception, vol. 11, no. 1, 2019, pp. 8-20.

Honorable Mention

Evelyn Funda, "'New World' Visions and Homegrown Art: National Authenticity in the Works of Willa Cather and Antonin Dvorak." MFS Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 65, no. 2, 2019, pp. 264-284.

Vanessa Steinroetter, "Unsettling Landscapes: Prairie Madness and EcoGothic Themes in US Plains Literature." Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 3, 2019, pp. 291-310.

2019 (Guest Judge: Dr. Liesl Olson)

Mollie Godfrey, “Sheep, Rats, and Jungle Beasts: Black Humanisms and the Protest Fiction Debate.” Arizona Quarterly, vo. 74, no. 2, 2018, pp. 39-62.

Honorable Mention

Sigrid Anderson Cordell, “Between Refugee and ‘Normalized’ Citizen: National Narratives of Exclusion in the Novels of Bich Minh Nguyen.” Studies in the Novel, vo. 49, no. 3, 2018, pp. 383-399.

Michelle Niemann, “Towards an Ecopoetics of Food: Plants, Agricultural Politics, and Colonized Landscapes in Lorine Niedecker’s Condensery.” Modernism/modernity, vol. 25, no. 1, 2018, pp. 135-160.

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