SAMLA Studies Book Awards 

Each year, SAMLA honors two outstanding scholarly works: one monograph and one edited collection.

For the 2023 SAMLA Studies Book Awards, SAMLA is accepting nominations of books published during the 2022 calendar year in English or other modern languages in the fields of language, culture, or literature.

All authors and collection editors must be current-year SAMLA members for their texts to remain eligible for these awards.

Nominations for this year are now closed.
Please remit six copies of nominated texts at your earliest convenience to:
25 Park Place NE
Suite 2425
Atlanta, GA 30302

2022 Award Winner – Monograph

Cover of A Planetary Lens


A Planetary Lens: The Photo-Poetics of Western Women's Writing

Audrey Goodman
Georgia State University

University of Nebraska Press


2022 Award Winner – Edited Collection

Cover of An OutKast Reader



An OutKast Reader: Essays on Race, Gender, and the Postmodern South

Regina N. Bradley

Kennesaw State University

UGA Press