Criteria: Published scholarly works of sufficient scope will be eligible for consideration. The following list, although not all-inclusive, illustrates the kinds of works that may be nominated: the first publication of books, monographs, creative works (novels, poetry collections, dramas), translations,* textbooks, and edited collections. Scholarly works published in other formats (e.g., electronic) but similar in scope to the above book-length works may be nominated. The following kinds of publications are excluded: occasional publications (e.g., brochures and pamphlets), re-printings of a book, translations,* subsequent editions of a previously published book.
Works must be published (copyright date) between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year before the annual submission deadline of March 15. If this date falls over a weekend or holiday, submissions are due by 8:00 am CT on the next business day.
The Graduate School will review application materials and determine eligibility.
Submission: To be considered for the awards, graduate faculty and staff should submit the following materials no later than the March 15 deadline:
Please submit all materials digitally to Maria Witte at email@example.com.
Deadline: March 15
The Auburn Author Awards ceremony is held in the RBD Libraries’ CMD auditorium. At the ceremony, recipients will be recognized for their publication and asked to give a short book talk about their publication and its importance. Each recipient will receive an Auburn Author Awards trophy.
*If an Auburn author is the translator, the book-length translation may be eligible; if, however, an Auburn author’s work is translated into another language by someone other than the author, the translation is excluded.
Last modified: July 19, 2022