The National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) is proud to announce that the application process for the 2021 Sara A. Whaley Book Prize is now open.
Thanks to a generous bequest from Sara A. Whaley, NWSA will offer an annual $2,000 Sara A. Whaley book award on the topic of women and labor. This prize honors Sara Whaley, who owned Rush Publishing and was the editor of Women’s Studies Abstracts. Each year NWSA will award a book prize ($2,000) for a monograph that addresses women and labor from intersectional perspectives.
-Current NWSA individual membership (including co-authors)
-Books considered must have a first date of US publication between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021
-Must complete the online application
-Presses cannot submit
-Anthologies will not be considered
-Women of color of the U.S. and/or International origin are encouraged to apply.
Suggested topics for feminist disability studies include but are not limited to:
-Migration and women’s paid jobs
-Immigration and women’s work
-Impact of AIDS on women’s employment
-Trafficking of women and women’s employment
-Women and domestic works
-Impact of race on women’s work
Applicants must provide access to an electronic version of their book for up to 5 reviewers.
Copies of Electronic Books must be received by June 15th.
Please visit the NWSA Submittable site to submit an application.
Please email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org