Call for Submissions - Book Awards

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Have you written or do you know of a work of biography, autobiography, memoir or family history published in the past two years with a significant connection to the Interior West? Submissions for the prestigious biennial Evans Biography Awards ($10,000 cash prize) and the Evans Handcart Award ($2,500 cash prize) are currently being accepted. Books must have a first publishing date of 2018 or 2019 and fit into one of the award criteria for place and genre. Deadline for submission is February 15, 2020. The awards are administered by the Mountain West Center at Utah State University. More information, including award criteria, and submission forms can be found at or email

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The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!

Western History Association

University of Kansas 

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Lawrence, KS 66045