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For more information about these books and the awards they have received, contact Holly Schaffer, Publicity Manager, at (520) 621-3920.

Year Award Book Author
2014International Latino Book Awards, Best Historical FictionMañana Means HeavenTim Z. Hernandez
2014International Latino Book Awards, Best Nonfiction Multi-AuthorRebozos de PalabrasGabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs (editor)
2014International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Best Biography in EnglishRed-Inked RetablosRigoberto González
2014Society for the Study of Social Problems Global Division Book AwardFrom Enron to EvoDerrick Hindery
2014PubWest Book Design Awards, Academic/Non-Trade Book, Bronze MedalMapping WonderlandsDori Griffin
2014PubWest Book Design Awards, Historical Book, Bronze MedalBrewing ArizonaEd Sipos
2014Colorado Book Awards, Poetry CategoryNatural Takeover of Small ThingsTim Z. Hernandez
2014Independent Publisher Book Award (Literary Fiction category) Mañana Means HeavenTim Z. Hernandez
2014Independent Publisher Book Award (Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Trans Non-fiction category) Red-Inked RetablosRigoberto González
2014Fernando Coronil Book Award, sponsored by the Venezuelan Studies section of the Latin American Studies AssociationAmbitious RebelsReuben Zahler
2014Southwest Book Award, sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationWith Blood in Their EyesThomas Cobb
2014Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleNative and Spanish New WorldsClay Mathers, Jeffrey M. Mitchum, and Charles M. Haecker (editors)
2014Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic TitlePlant Life of a Desert ArchipelagoRichard S. Felger and Benjamin T. Wilder
2014Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleDecolonizing Indigenous HistoriesMaxine Oland, Siobhan Hart, and Liam Frink (editors)
2014Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleRevoltMatthew Liebmann
2013PEN Texas Biannual Fiction Award, Shortlisted Runner-UpFrom this Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2013Southwest Books of the YearAt the Border of EmpiresAndrae M. Marak and Laura Tuennerman
2013Southwest Books of the YearBaja California MissionsDavid Burckhalter
2013Southwest Books of the YearBrewing ArizonaEd Sipos
2013Southwest Books of the YearIndian Resilience and RebuildingDonald L. Fixico
2013Southwest Books of the YearMapping WonderlandsDori Griffin
2013Southwest Books of the YearPlant Life of a Desert ArchipelagoRichard S. Felger and Benjamin T. Wilder
2013Southwest Books of the YearPueblo Indians and Spanish Colonial Authority in Eigteenth-Century New MexicoTracy L. Brown
2013Southwest Books of the YearRed-Inked RetablosRigoberto González
2013New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, Best History Book, Arizona subjectArizona: A History, Revised EditionThomas E. Sheridan
2013New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, Best Gardening BookA Place All Our OwnMary Irish
2013Armitage-Jameson Book Prize, Honorable MentionPregnancy, Motherhood, and Choice in Twentieth-Century ArizonaMary Melcher
2013Charles Redd Center Book AwardRim Country ExodusDaniel Herman
2013Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Best Beer Book published in the United StatesBrewing ArizonaEd Sipos
2013American Book Awards, sponsored by the Before Columbus FoundationCorpse Whaledg nanouk okpik
2013Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Robert & Judi Newman Awards for Excellence in Classical and Traditional Design, First prize in history & journalism categoryHigh Country SummersMelanie Shellenbarger
2013International Latino Book Awards, Best Fiction Book Translation - Spanish to EnglishTime Commences in XibalbáLuis de Lión, (translator) Nathan C. Henne
2013International Latino Book Awards, Best First Book - Fiction - English, 2nd PlaceAlong These HighwaysRene S. Perez II
2013Latin American Studies Association, Mexico Section, Best book on Mexico in the social sciencesStealing Shining RiversMolly Doane
2013Independent Publisher Book Award, Multicultural Adult Fiction, Silver MedalIndependent Publisher Book Award, Historical Fiction, Bronze MedalWith Blood in Their EyesThomas Cobb
2013Independent Publisher Book Award, Science, Bronze MedalExploring MarsScott Hubbard
2013Independent Publisher Book Award, Women's Issues, Bronze MedalPregnancy, Motherhood, and Choice in Twentieth Century ArizonaMary S. Melcher
2013Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies Michael C. Meyer AwardIdentity, Ritual, and Power in Colonial PueblaFrances L. Ramos
2013Western Writers of America Spur Award, Best Western Long NovelWith Blood in Their EyesThomas Cobb
2013Labriola Center American Indian National Book AwardRim Country ExodusDaniel J. Herman
2013NACCS Tejas Award for FictionAlong These HighwaysRene S. Perez II
2013Southwest Book Award, sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationFrom this Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2012Elinor Melville Prize for Latin American Environmental History, sponsored by the Conference on Latin American HistoryRevolutionary ParksEmily Wakild
2012Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Book Award sponsored by the Forest History SocietyRevolutionary ParksEmily Wakild
2012New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards, Mystery/Suspense categoryThe American CaféSara Sue Hoklotubbe
2012New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards, Biography/AZ categoryField ManJulian D. Hayden, (eds.) Bill Broyles and Diane E. Boyer
2012New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards, History/Other categoryWild Horses of the WestEd de Steiguer
2012Colorado Book Award, FinalistDoubters and DreamersJanice Gould
2012Milton Kessler Poetry Prize, BYU, FinalistDoubters and DreamersJanice Gould
2012WILLA Literary Awards, Original Softcover FictionThe American CaféSara Sue Hoklotubbe
2012Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers Annual Honors and Awards, Pathfinder AwardSovereign EroticsQwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti (editors)
2012Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers Annual Honors and Awards, Editor of the YearSingAllison Adelle Hedge Coke
2012Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers Annual Honors and Awards, Genre MysteryThe American CaféSara Sue Hoklotubbe
2012ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, Anthologies, Adult Nonfiction, Honorable MentionThe Other Latin@Blas Falconer and Lorraine López (editors)
2012ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, Multicultural Fiction, Honorable MentionFrom This Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2012International Latino Book Awards, Best Reference Book - EnglishImmigration Law and the US–Mexico BorderKevin R. Johnson and Bernard Trujillo
2012International Latino Book Awards, 2nd Place, Best History/Political Book - EnglishLatino Los Angeles in Film and FictionIgnacio López-Calvo
2012International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Poetry - EnglishEmpireXochiquetzal Candelaria
2012International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Best Novel - Adventure/Drama - EnglishFrom This Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2012International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Best Popular Fiction - EnglishThe Book of WantDaniel A. Olivas
2012LASA Latina/o Studies Section Book AwardThe Chinese in MexicoRobert Chao Romero
2012Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold in West-Mountain Best Regional Non-FictionWild Horses of the WestEd de Steiguer
2012Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver in Multicultural Fiction AdultThe Book of WantDaniel A. Olivas
2012Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver in Multicultural Non-Fiction AdultThe Other Latin@Blas Falconer and Lorraine López (editors)
2012Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver in AnthologiesSovereign EroticsQwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti (editors)
2012Latino Books into Movies Awards, 1st Place in the Romantic Comedy CategoryThe Book of WantDaniel A. Olivas
2012Latino Books into Movies Awards, 2nd Place in the Drama CategorySamba DreamersKathleen de Azevedo
2012Nautilus Award, Silver in Fiction categoryFrom This Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2012Nautilus Award, Silver in Multicultural/Indigenous categoryFrom This Wicked Patch of DustSergio Troncoso
2012Alfred B. Thomas Award, sponsored by the Southeastern Council of Latin American StudiesRevolutionary ParksEmily Wakild
2012CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleWild Horses of the WestEd de Steiguer
2012CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleLatino Los Angeles in Film and FictionIgnacio López-Calvo
2012CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleSymbolism and Ritual in a One-Party RegimeLarissa Adler-Lomnitz, Rodrigo Salazar-Elena, Ilya Adler
2011Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library AssociationWild Horses of the WestEd de Steiguer
2011Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library AssociationLa CalleLydia Otero
2011Colorado Book Awards, Finalist in PoetryFlexible BonesMaria Melendez
2011American Book Awards, sponsored by the Before Columbus FoundationBring Down the Little BirdsCarmen Giménez Smith
2011Mary W. Klinger Award, sponsored by the Society for Economic BotanyBaboquivari Mountain PlantsDaniel Austin
2011International Latino Book Awards, 1st Place Poetry, EnglishCamino del Soledited by Rigoberto González
2011International Lation Book Awards, 2nd Place Poetry, EnglishFlamenco Hips and Red Mud FeetDixie Salazar
2011International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention Poetry, Englishtorch song tango choirJulie Sophia Paegle
2011International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention Poetry, EnglishEach and HerValerie Martínez
2011International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention Poetry, EnglishFlexible BonesMaria Melendez
2011International Latino Book Awards, 2nd Place Best History/Political Book, EnglishCrossing with the VirginKathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
2011The da Vinci Eye, sponsored by the Eric Hoffer Book AwardsCrossing with the VirginKathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
2011Arizona Book Awards, Best Poetry BookEach and HerValerie Martínez
2011Arizona Book Awards, Best Multicultural BookCrossing with the VirginKathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
2011Arizona Book Awards, Best Embodying Arizona Book; Best Adult NonfictionInnocent Until InterrogatedGary L. Stuart
2011Arizona Book Awards, Best Book; Best Regional Book; Best Art/Music/Photography BookA Gift of AngelsBernard "Bunny" Fontana, photographs by Edward McCain
2011Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold Medal in the Current Events/Social Issues categoryCrossing with the VirginKathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
2011Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver Medal in the Anthologies categoryCamino del SolRigoberto González (editor)
2011Henry Cowles Excellence in Publication Award, Association of American Geographers, Biogeography Specialty GroupFundamentals of Tree Ring ResearchJames H. Speer
2011PubWest Design Awards, Gold Award, Gift/Holiday/Specialty BookA Gift of AngelsBernard "Bunny" Fontana, photographs by Edward McCain
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleLife in the HothouseMelanie Lenart
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleThe Neighbors of Casas GrandesMichael E. Whalen and Paul E. Minnis
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleChicana and Chicano ArtCarlos Francisco Jackson
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleReflections in PlaceDonna Deyhle
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleBolivia's Radical TraditionS. Sándor John
2011CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic TitleResistance and SurvivalAnn González
2010Southwest Books of the Year, "Top Picks"We Are an Indian NationJeffrey P. Shepherd
2010Southwest Books of the Year, "Top Picks"A Gift of AngelsBernard "Bunny" Fontana, photographs by Edward McCain
2010Southwest Books of the Year - Margaret Loghry PicksInnocent Until InterrogatedGary L. Stuart
2010Moonbeam Children's Award, Silver Medal, Multicultural Picture BookFor a Girl BecomingJoy Harjo (author) and Mercedes McDonald (illustrator)
2010PEN USA Literary Award, Finalist in Creative Nonfiction categoryAngeleno DaysGregory Orfalea
2010Critics' Choice Award sponsored by the American Educational Studies AssociationReflections in PlaceDonna Deyhle
2010Oklahoma Book Awards, Finalist, Children/Young AdultsFor a Girl BecomingJoy Harjo
2010Association for Borderlands Studies Book Award, Silver AwardThe Law Into Their Own HandsRoxanne Lynn Doty
2010International Latino Book Awards, Best Reference Book in EnglishChicana and Chicano ArtCarlos Francisco Jackson
2010International Latino Book Awards, Best Biography in EnglishOf Earth and SeaMarjorie Agosín
2010International Latino Book Awards, 2nd Place, Best Poetry in EnglishPOEMAMaurice Kilwein Guevara
2010International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Best Poetry in EnglishFaith RunRay Gonzalez
2010ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards, Silver in Anthologies categoryFire and InkFrances Payne Adler, Debra Busman, & Diana García (eds.)
2010Princeton University Industrial Relations Section’s Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor EconomicsLabor Market Issues along the U.S.–Mexico BorderMarie T. Mora & Alberto Dávila (eds.)
2010Arizona Book Awards, Best BookWhen the Rains ComeJohn Alcock
2010Arizona Book Awards, Nature/EnvironmentWhen the Rains ComeJohn Alcock
2010Arizona Book Awards, Embodying ArizonaWinning Their PlaceHeidi Osselaer
2010Arizona Book Awards, History/PoliticalWinning Their PlaceHeidi Osselaer
2010Arab American Book AwardAngeleno DaysGregory Orfalea
2010Skipping Stones Honor AwardFor a Girl BecomingJoy Harjo (author) & Mercedes McDonald (illustrator)
2010American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE), Honorable Mention in Biological & Life SciencesInland Fishes of the Greater SouthwestW.L. Minckley and Paul C. Marsh
2010CHOICE Outstanding Academic TitleAridland Springs in North AmericaLawrence E. Stevens and Vicky J. Meretsky (eds.)
2009G. Ernest Wright Publication Award, Sponsored by the American Schools of Oriental ResearchThe Neolithic Revolution in the Near EastAlan H. Simmons
2009Southwest Book Award, Sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationThe Last Supper of Chicano HeroesJosé Antonio Burciaga; Mimi Gladstein and Daniel Chacón (eds.)
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Patricia Etter PicksChaco and After in the Northern San JuanCatherine Cameron
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Paul Huddy PicksEcology and Conservation of the San Pedro RiverJuliet C. Stromberg and Barbara Tellman
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksWhen the Rains ComeJohn Alcock
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksThe Sweet Smell of HomeLeonard F. Chana, Susan Lobo, and Barbara Chana
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionDead in Their TracksJohn Annerino
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionWinning Their PlaceHeidi Osselaer
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionThe Road to Mount LemmonMary Ellen Barnes
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionA New Deal for Native ArtJennifer McLerran
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionThe Law Into Their Own HandsRoxanne Lynn Doty
2009Southwest Books of the Year - Notable MentionInland Fishes of the Greater SouthwestW.L. Minckley and Paul C. Marsh
2009Joseph T. Gordon Prize in Southwest StudiesPolitical Ecologies of Cattle Ranching in Northern MexicoEric P. Perramond
2009American Book AwardIf I Die in JuárezStella Pope Duarte
2009American Book AwardThe Last Supper of Chicano HeroesJosé Antonio Burciaga; Mimi Gladstein and Daniel Chacón (eds.)
2009PEN Beyond Margins AwardHalf of the World in LightJuan Felipe Herrera
2009Critics' Choice Award sponsored by the American Educational Studies AssociationWorking from WithinLuis Urrieta, Jr.
2009Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold Medal, Multicultural FictionIf I Die in JuárezStella Pope Duarte
2009Independent Publisher Book Awards, Bronze Medal, Multicultural FictionThe Women's Warrior SocietyLois Beardslee
2009ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, Gold Medal, Multicultural FictionIf I Die in JuárezStella Pope Duarte
2009ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, Bronze Medal, Multicultural FictionThe Women's Warrior SocietyLois Beardslee
2009International Latino Book Awards, Best Novel in English (Historical Fiction)Alejandro and the Fishermen of TancayBraulio Muñoz
2009International Latino Book Awards, Best Poetry in EnglishHalf of the World in LightJuan Felipe Herrera
2009International Latino Book Awards, Best Biography in English, 2nd PlaceThe Last Supper of Chicano HeroesJosé Antonio Burciaga; Mimi Gladstein and Daniel Chacón (eds.)
2009International Latino Book Awards, Best Poetry in English, Honorable MentionThe Buried SeaRane Arroyo
2009International Latino Book Awards, Best Novel in English (Adventure or Drama), Honorable MentionIf I Die in JuárezStella Pope Duarte
2009Maureen Egen Writers Exchange AwardA Question of Gravity and LightBlas Falconer
2009Association of Borderland Studies Past Presidents' Book AwardLandscapes of FraudThomas Sheridan
2009Harvey Johnson Prize, sponsored by the Southwestern Council of Latin American Studies (Latin American Studies Association)The Silver of the Sierra MadreJohn Mason Hart
2009National Book Critics Circle Award, PoetryHalf of the World in LightJuan Felipe Herrera
2009National Council on Public History (NCPH) Book AwardsMassacre at Camp GrantChip Colwell-Chanthaphonh
2008American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE), sponsored by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American PublishersA Zapotec Natural HistoryEugene Hunn
2008American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE), sponsored by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American PublishersThe Solar Sytem Beyond NeptuneM.A. Barucci, H. Boehnhardt, D. P. Cruikshank, and A. Morbidelli, with assistance from Renee Dotson
2008CHOICE Outstanding Academic TitleZuni OriginsDavid A. Gregory and David R. Wilcox (editors)
2008CHOICE Outstanding Academic TitleCorridors of MigrationRodolfo F. Acuña
2008Southwest Book Award, sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationKartchner CavernsNeil Miller
2008Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Honorable MentionThe Women's Warrior SocietyLois Beardslee
2008WILLA Literary Awards for PoetryRaven EyeMargo Tamez
2008William Rockhill Nelson Award, Poetry categoryAsylum in the GrasslandsDiane Glancy
2008ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, Bronze Medal - EssaysThe Desert Remembers My NameKathleen Alcalá
2008Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY), Gold Medal - Autobiography/MemoirCrossing the YardRichard Shelton
2008Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY), Bronze Medal - West-Mountain, Best Regional NonfictionBrave New WestJim Stiles
2008Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY), Bronze Medal - Multicultural Nonfiction AdultStones WitnessMargaret Randall
2008International Latino Book Awards, 1st Place - Autobiography/Memoir in English categoryThe Desert Remembers My NameKathleen Alcalá
2008International Latino Book Awards, 1st Place - Poetry in English categoryThe Wind ShiftsFrancisco Aragón (editor)
2008International Latino Book Awards, 2nd Place - Poetry in English categoryA Question of Gravity and LightBlas Falconer
2008International Latino Book Awards, Honorable Mention - Best History Book in English categoryCorridors of MigrationRodolfo Acuña
2008de la Torre Bueno Prize (special citation)From Quebradita to DuranguenseSydney Hutchinson
2008Arizona Book Awards, Winner (Poetry category)I Swallow Turquoise for CourageHershman John
2008Arizona Book Awards, Winner (Political/History category)Massacre at Camp GrantChip Colwell-Chanthaphonh
2008Arizona Book Awards, Finalist (Poetry category)The Wind ShiftsFrancisco Aragón (editor)
2008Arizona Book Awards, Finalist (Regional category)Crossing the YardRichard Shelton
2008Arizona Book Awards, Finalist (Nature/Environment category)Time of GraceKen Lamberton
2008Notable Book (Memoir category), Eric Hoffer Book AwardsTime of GraceKen Lamberton
2008HAIL Award (Honoring Alaska's Indigenous LiteratureBlonde IndianErnestine Hayes
2008Ralph Emerson Twitchell Award, sponsored by the Historical Society of New MexicoSanctuaries of Earth, Stone, and LightGloria Fraser Giffords
2008Southwest Book Award, sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationSenator Dennis DeConciniDennis DeConcini and Jack L. August, Jr.
2008Outstanding Academic Title, CHOICE MagazineBig Fleas Have Little FleasElizabeth W. Davidson
2007Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing (Honorable Mention)History Is in the LandT.J. Ferguson and Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh
2007"Top Pick" - Southwest Books of the YearCrossing the YardRichard Shelton
2007"Top Pick" - Southwest Books of the YearSanctuaries of Earth, Stone, and LightGloria Fraser Giffords
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksZero at the BoneErec Toso
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksThe Ribbon of GreenRobert H. Webb, Stanley A. Leake, and Raymond M. Turner
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksThe Great CactiDavid Yetman
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Bill Broyles PicksMurray SpringsC. Vance Haynes, Jr. and Bruce B. Huckell (eds.)
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Patricia Etter PicksI Swallow Turquoise for CourageHershman John
2007Southwest Books of the Year - Margaret Guerrero PicksThe Desert Remembers My NameKathleen Alcalá
2007Southwest Books of the Year - W. David Laird PicksZion Canyontext by Greer Chesher, photos by Michael Plyler
2007Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book AwardThe Secret Powers of NamingSara Littlecrow-Russell
2007Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Honorable MentionThe Notebooks of Elizabeth Cook-LynnElizabeth Cook-Lynn
2007New Mexico Book Awards, Finalist in New Mexico History Book categoryGhost RanchLesley Poling-Kempes
2007American Book AwardBlonde Indian: An Alaska Native MemoirErnestine Hayes
2007PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles National Literary AwardSamba DreamersKathleen de Azevedo
2007Utah Book Awards, FinalistEscalante: The Best Kind of NothingBrooke Williams, photographs by Chris Noble
2007Arizona Book Awards, Best BookTséyi' / Deep in the Rock: Reflections on Canyon de ChellyLaura Tohe, photographs by Stephen Strom
2007Arizona Book Awards, Best Poetry BookTséyi' / Deep in the Rock: Reflections on Canyon de ChellyLaura Tohe, photographs by Stephen Strom
2007Arizona Book Awards, Best Embodying Arizona BookSunshot: Peril and Wonder in the Gran DesiertoBill Broyles, photographs by Michael P. Berman
2007Arizona Book Awards, Best Nature/Environment BookSunshot: Peril and Wonder in the Gran DesiertoBill Broyles, photographs by Michael P. Berman
2007Arizona Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Art/Music/Photography BookBeyond the Reach of Time and Change: Native American Reflections on the Frank A. Rinehart Photograph CollectionSimon Ortiz
2007Arizona Book Awards, Honorable Mention, History/Political BookPicturing Arizona: The Photographic Record of the 1930sKatherine G. Morrissey and Kirsten Jensen (eds.)
2007Arizona Book Awards, Honorable Mention, Reference BookThe Encyclopedia of Native Music: More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the InternetBrian Wright-McLeod
2007WILLA Literary Awards, Finalist in PoetryAdobe OdesPat Mora
2007ASLE Award, Honorable Mention for Best Book of Environmental Creative WritingThe Same River TwiceMichael Burke
2007PEN Center USA Literary Award, Finalist in Creative NonfictionBlonde IndianErnestine Hayes
2007PEN Center USA Literary Award, Finalist in PoetryHow Long She'll Last in This WorldMaría Meléndez
2007ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award, Finalist in PoetryThe Secret Powers of NamingSara Littlecrow-Russell
2007ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award, Honorable Mention in Short Stories CategoryBrides and Sinners in El ChucoChristine Granados
2007International Latino Book Awards, Best Poetry Book in EnglishAdobe OdesPat Mora
2007International Latino Book Awards, Best Reference Book in English, 2nd PlaceChicana and Chicano LiteratureCharles M. Tatum
2007International Latino Book Awards, Best Poetry Book in English, Honorable MentionHow Long She'll Last in This WorldMaría Meléndez
2007Independent Publisher Book Awards, Bronze in PoetryAdobe OdesPat Mora
2007Independent Publisher Book Awards, Bronze in PoetryThe Secret Powers of NamingSara Littlecrow-Russell
2007PEN/Beyond Margins Award, finalistThe Secret Powers of NamingSara Littlecrow-Russell
2007Kiriyama Prize, nonfiction finalistBlonde IndianErnestine Hayes
2007Northern California Book Awards, fiction finalistSamba DreamersKathleen de Azevedo
2007Spur Award Finalist for Best PoetryAdobe OdesPat Mora
2007Spur Award Finalist for Best Short Fiction"Inner View" as published in Brides and Sinners in El ChucoChristine Granados
2007Honorable Mention, Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies in Popular CultureDoing Without: Women and Work after Welfare Reformedited by Jane Henrici
2007Outstanding Academic Title, Choice MagazineAfter Collapse: The Regeneration of Complex Societiesedited by Glenn M. Schwartz and John J. Nichols
2006"Top Pick," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryLandscapes of Fraud: Mission Tumacácori, the Baca Float, and the Betrayal of the O'odhamThomas E. Sheridan
2006"Top Pick," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibrarySunshot: Peril and Wonder in the Gran Desiertotext by Bill Broyles, photographs by Michael P. Berman
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryAmphibians, Reptiles, and Their Habitats at Sabino CanyonDavid W. Lazaroff, Philip C. Rosen, and Charles H. Lowe
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryThe Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservationedited by David Harmon, Francis P. McManamon, and Dwight T. Pitcaithley
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryBrides and Sinners in El ChucoChristine Granados
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryByron Cummings: Dean of Southwest ArchaeologyTodd W. Bostwick
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryHusk of Time: The Photographs of Victor MasayesvaVictor Masayesva
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryThe Organ Pipe CactusDavid Yetman
2006"Notable Books," Southwest Books of the Year, sponsored by Pima County Public LibraryPainted Desert: The Land of Wind and StoneText by Scott Thybony, photographs by David Edwards
2006Southwest Book Award; sponsored by the Border Regional Library AssociationSunshot: Peril and Wonder in the Gran Desiertotext by Bill Broyles, photographs by Michael P. Berman
2006Honorable Mention for the Gustavus Myers Book Awards; sponsored by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human RightsMexican Americans and the Politics of Diversity: ¡Querer es poder!Lisa Magaña
2006Honorable Mention for the Elli Köngäs Maranda Prize for outstanding work in women's folklore or feminist folkloristics; sponsored by the Women's Section of the American Folklore SocietyUnmasking Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Nicaraguan FestivalKatherine Borland
2006Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation 2006 Award WinnerBrides and Sinners in El ChucoChristine Granados
2006Best Books 2006, Finalist in the Multicultural Fiction & Literature category, sponsored by USA Book NewsSamba DreamersKathleen de Azevedo
2006Whiting Writers' Award, one of ten recipients recognized for being an emerging writer of exceptional talent and promiseShapeshiftSherwin Bitsui
2006Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence, Best Research in Folk, Ethnic, or World Music, Certificate of MeritThe Encyclopedia of Native MusicBrian Wright-McLeod
2006Latino Literary Hall of Fame Award for Best Poetry in EnglishThe Religion of HandsRay Gonzalez
2006PEN/Beyond Margins AwardDirections to the Beach of the DeadRichard Blanco
2006Honorable Mention in the Regional (West-Mountain) Category, Independent Publisher Regional Book AwardGhost RanchLeslie Poling-Kempes
2006Editor's Award for Historical Scholarship from the Sonoma County Historical SocietyLost Laborers in Colonial CaliforniaStephen W. Silliman
2006State of New Mexico's 2006 Heritage Preservation Award in the category of Heritage PublicationThe Antiquities Actedited by David Harmon, Francis P. McManamon and Dwight T. Pitcaithley
2005American Anthropological Association, Anthropology & the Environment Section, First runner-up Julian Steward AwardLives of Dust and WaterMaría Luz Cruz-Torres
2005Evans Biography AwardDon't Let the Sun Step Over YouEva Tulene Watt with Keith H. Basso
2005Glyph Awards - Art, Music, and Photography: Honorable MentionNavajo Weaving in the Late Twentieth Century: Kin, Community, and CollectorsAnn Lane Hedlund, Ph.D.
2005Glyph Awards - Best BiographyIsabella Greenway: An Enterprising WomanKristie Miller
2005Glyph Awards - Best BookThe Good Rainbow Roadtext by Simon J. Ortiz with illustrations by Michael Lacapa
2005Glyph Awards - Best Children's Fiction The Good Rainbow Roadtext by Simon J. Ortiz with illustrations by Michael Lacapa
2005Glyph Awards - Best Gift BookLoteríaessays and riddles by Ilan Stavans with art by Teresa Villegas
2005Glyph Awards - History: Honorable MentionBeloved Land: An Oral History of Mexican Americans in Southwestern Arizonacollected and edited by Patricia Preciado Martin with photographs by José Galvez
2005Glyph Awards - Nature: Honorable MentionThere's a Bobcat in My Backyard: Living with and Enjoying Urban WildlifeJonathan Hanson
2005James Wiseman Book Award of the Archaeological Institute of AmericaArchaeological Landscapes of the Near EastT.J. Wilkinson
2005Kiriyama Prize - Notable Books: FictionOn Tuesday, When the Homeless DisappearedMarcos McPeek Villatoro
2005Latino Book Awards - Best Bilingual History BookLoteríaessays and riddles by Ilan Stavans with art by Teresa Villegas
2005Latino Book Awards - Best Poetry BookOn Tuesday, When the Homeless Disappeared Marcos McPeek Villatoro
2005Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association Regional Book Awards Finalist - The ArtsBlanket Weaving in the SouthwestJoe Ben Wheat, edited by Ann Lane Hedlund, Ph.D.
2005National Cowboy Museum/Western Heritage Award - Juvenile BookThe Good Rainbow Roadtext by Simon J. Ortiz with illustrations by Michael Lacapa
2005Oral History Association Book AwardDon't Let the Sun Step Over YouEva Tulene Watt with Keith H. Basso
2005Phi Beta Kappa Sturm Award (Virginia Tech Chapter)Plazas and Barrios: Heritage Tourism and Globalization in the Latin American Centro HistóricoJoseph L. Scarpaci
2005Skipping Stones Honor AwardThe Good Rainbow Roadtext by Simon J. Ortiz with illustrations by Michael Lacapa
2005Southwest Book Award - Border Regional Library Association Blanket Weaving in the SouthwestJoe Ben Wheat, edited by Ann Lane Hedlund, Ph.D.
2005Southwest Books of the Year - Top PickTséyi'/Deep in the Rock: Reflections on Canyon de ChellyLaura Tohe, photographs by Stephen E. Strom
2005WILLA Literary Award for Nonfiction – Women Writing the WestIsabella Greenway: An Enterprising WomanKristie Miller
2004Archaeology Book Award 2004 - Society for WomenArchaeological Landscapes of the Near EastT.J. Wilkinson
2004Arizona Press Women: First Place - Non-fiction History BookVictory & Beyond (Chapter 10 of Arizona Goes to War)Carol Osman Brown
2004Choice Magazine: Outstanding Academic TitleSmokechasingStephen Pyne
2004Harry Chapin Media Awards - FinalistWaiting for RainNicholas Arons
2004Latin American Studies Association Outstanding Book Award (2002-2004)Working Women in Mexico City: Public Discourses and Material Conditions, 1879-1931Susie S. Porter
2004Latino Literary Awards - Best BiographyMemories of a Hyphenated ManRamón Eduardo Ruiz Urueta
2004Latino Literary Awards - Best Poetry BookMarlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, & My MotherRita Maria Magdaleno
2004Ohioana Library Association Book Award - FinalistHome Movies of NarcissusRane Arroyo
2004Oklahoma Book Award - Finalist in PoetryThe Shadow's HorseDiane Glancy
2004Southwest Books of the YearIsabella Greenway: An Enterprising WomanKristie Miller
2004Southwest Books of the Year - Best Reading of the YearIsabella Greenway: An Enterprising WomanKristie Miller
2004Southwest Books of the Year - Patricia Etter PicksAfter the FireJ.A. Jance
2004Southwest Books of the Year - Patricia Etter PicksDon't Let the Sun Step Over You: A White Mountain Apache Family Life, 1860-1975Eva Tulene Watt with Keith Basso
2004Southwest Books of the Year - Richard Quartaroli PicksChanging River: Time, Culture, and the Transformation of Landscape in the Grand CanyonHelen C. Fairly
2004Southwest Books of the Year - Steve Phillips PicksBeloved Land: An Oral History of Mexican Americans in Southern Arizonacollected and edited by Patricia Preciado Martin with photographs by José Galvez
2004Spur Award Finalist - Best Western Non-fiction: BiographyIsabella Greenway: An Enterprising WomanKristie Miller
2004Spur Award Finalist - Non-fiction: ContemporaryMiranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain SilentGary L. Stuart
2004Walking Rain, Inc. - Southwest Book Views Best Reading of the YearLalo: My Life and MusicLalo Guerrero and Sherilyn Meece-Mentes
2004Walking Rain, Inc. - Southwest Book Views Best Reading of the YearLandscapes of the Spirits: Hohokam Rock Art at South MountainTodd Bostwick, Ph.D.
2004Walking Rain, Inc. - Southwest Book Views Best Reading of the YearThe Lessening Stream: An Environmental History of the Santa Cruz RiverMichael F. Logan
2004Walking Rain, Inc. - Southwest Book Views Best Reading of the YearThe Underground Heart: A Return to a Hidden LandscapeRay Gonzalez
2003Arrell Gibson Award - Lifetime Achievement: Oklahoma Book AwardsJoy Harjoauthor of Secrets From the Center of the World
2003BABRA Poetry Award – Finalist: Bay Area Book Reviewer's AssociationNotebooks of a Chile Verde SmugglerJuan Felipe Herrera
2003Best of the Best University Press Books Selected for High School Libraries: Michigan Association for Media in Education Chicano Popular CultureCharles Tatum
2003Best of the Best University Press Books Selected for High School Libraries: Michigan Association for Media in Education Gorillas Among UsDawn Prince-Hughes
2003Best of the Best University Press Books Selected for High School Libraries: Michigan Association for Media in Education Tunnel KidsLawrence Taylor and Maeve Hickey
2003Best Research in Recorded Folk or Ethnic Music - Finalist: Association for Recorded Sound CollectionsLalo: My Life and MusicLalo Guerrero and Sherilyn Meece-Mentes
2003Caroline Bancroft Prize - Finalist: Denver Public LibraryThe Politics of Western WaterSteven Sturgeon
2003Gaspar Perez de Villagra Award - Outstanding Publication: Historical Society of New MexicoScience in the American SouthwestGeorge E. Webb
2003Minnesota Book Award - Best Book of Non-fiction: FinalistThe Underground HeartRay Gonzalez
2003100 Best for the 100th Issue: Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the HumanitiesThe Desert Smells Like RainGary Paul Nabhan
2003100 Best for the 100th Issue: Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the HumanitiesRubbish! The Archaeology of GarbageWilliam Rathje and Cullen Murphy
2003Southwest Books of the Year Award - Border Regional Library AssociationLalo: My Life and MusicLalo Guerrero and Sherilyn Meece-Mentes
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Best Reading of the YearBlanket Weaving in the SouthwestJoe Ben Wheat, edited by Ann Lane Hedlund, Ph.D.
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Best Reading of the Year The Changing Mile RevisitedRaymond Turner, Robert Webb, Janice Bowers & James Rodney Hastings
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Individual Judge's Top PicksArizona's War TownJohn S. Westerlund
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Individual Judge's Top PicksTalking Birds, Plumed Serpents and Painted Womenedited by Joanne Stuhr (distributed title published by the Tucson Museum of Art)
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Singled Out for AttentionCenturies of Decline During the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grandeedited by David R. Abbott
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Singled Out for AttentionNavajo BeadworkEllen Moore
2003Southwest Books of the Year - Tucson-Pima Public Library: Singled Out for AttentionWriting on the Edgeedited by Tom Miller
2003Special Award for Contributions to Literature of the Southwest:Border Regional Library AssociationRay Gonzalez - author of The Underground Heart, The Ghost of John Wayne, Turtle Pictures and Memory Fever
2003Thomas J. Lyon Award - Western Literature AssociationTranslating Southwestern LandscapesAudrey Goodman
200321 Very Best Titles - 1994-2003: Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the HumanitiesThe Last Cheater's WaltzEllen Meloy
2003University of Arizona Hispanic Alumni Achievement AwardPatricia Preciado MartinAuthor of Amor Eterno, El Milagro, Songs My Mother Sang to Me, Days of Plenty, Days of Want
2003Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year - Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers & StorytellersDrowning in FireCraig Womack
2003Wordcraft Circle Mentor of the Year - Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers & StorytellersIsland of Lost LuggageJanet McAdams - author of The Island of Lost Luggage
2003Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year - Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers & StorytellersMarkings on EarthKarenne G. Wood

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