Call for Submissions: Evans Biography Awards, Mountain West Center

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 10:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Evans Biography Awards encourage the best in research and writing about individuals who shaped the Interior West (defined for the awards as an expanded Great Basin and Rocky Mountain region, extending south into Chihuahua and Sonora, Mexico, and north into southern Alberta, Canada) through the awarding of two annual cash prizes for excellence in biography, autobiography, and memoir.

The deadline for submission to the Evans Biography Awards is fast approaching. Books with a first publishing date in 2017 are due by February 21, 2018

The detailed award criteria and submission information can be found on the Mountain West Center website at

If you have a book that fits the criteria we encourage you to apply or if you know of a book, please email the Mountain West Center at so that we may contact the publisher for submission.

Please feel free to contact the Mountain West Center with any questions at or call 435-797-0299.

Evelyn Funda, Director of the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies, Utah State University


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