The NACCS Book Award recognizes an outstanding new book in the field of Chicana and Chicano Studies. Only single-authored scholarly monographs and books published during 2022 are eligible. Translations, reprints, re-editions of previously published works, edited volumes, multi-author collections of essays, or books previously nominated for this award, are not eligible. We invite nominations from NACCS members and publishers. Authors of titles must be a current member of the organization. Deadline: August 1, 2023. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any book(s) received that are published on the non nomination year, is not guaranteed to be held for the following year, will not be returned nor will the publisher/author/nominator be notified. Nominated authors must be members of the organization.
It is celebrated at the annual Awards ceremony during the conference. The recipient is introduced at the ceremony and gives a very brief statement. Many candidates also present their books in author/signing events in the book exhibit area (usually supported by their press-who must pay for the exhibit space), some authors propose panels author/critic sessions.
Send four (4) copies to NACCS along with the letter of nomination (self-nominations are acceptable). Copies will be distributed to the committee. No CODs/No UPS/No FedEx please. Use the United State Postal Service only. Any books received that are not eligible will not be returned. Only the individual and/or publisher of the awarded book will be notified.
Please send the 4 copies to the address below.
P.O. BOX 720052
San José, CA 95172-0052
The DEADLINE for nominations of books is August 1, 2023. Books not received by the time books are distributed to the committee will not be considered.
Past recipients of the NACCS Book Award: