News - May 2001  

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Foreword Magazine 2001 Book of the Year Awards will be presented June 2nd in Chicago at BookExpo.  Among the winners:  
First Place Winner - Essay:
Cathedrals of Kudzu: A Personal Landscape of the South, by Hal Crowther (LSU Press)
First Place Winner - Fine Art and Photography:
Souls Grown Deep African American Vernacular Art of the South, edited by Paul Arnett, William Arnett (Tinwood Books)
First Place Winner - Gay/Lesbian Fiction:
Tea, by Stacy D'Erasmo (Algonquin Books)
Third Place Winner - Gay/Lesbian Non-Fiction:
My Dangerous Desires: A Queer Girl Dreaming Her Way Home, by Amber L. Hollinbaugh (Duke University Press)

The University of North Carolina Press was represented among winners of the Organization of American Historians Awards.  Stephen Kantrowitz's Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy won the 2001 Ellis W. Hawley Prize.  Pete Daniel's Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950's won the 2001 Elliott Rudwick Prize.


Call for Papers
Southern Writers, Southern Writing (deadline: May 15, 2001)
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference (deadline: October 15, 2001)
Southern Literary Journal (deadline: March 1, 2002)
Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction (deadline: May 31, 2001)

News from Past Issues
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