Book of the Year Award

Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year Award

The Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year Award is an annual book prize to the non-fiction volume that best mirrors the mission of Journal of the American Revolution, which is to deliver passionate, creative and smart content that makes American Revolution history more palatable for a broad audience. Winning books commonly feature meticulous research and well-written narratives. Nominations for the 2017 award are due by November 10, 2017.

Nominations

Publishers must send three copies of nominated book(s) by November 10 of the award year. Please contact editor@allthingsliberty.com (subject line: JAR Book Award Nomination) for further instructions. Nominations may also be made by Journal of the American Revolution editors and writers.

Minimum Selection Criteria

Books will only be accepted as nominations if they meet the following criteria…

  • Non-fiction
  • Published during the previous two years of the award year
  • Subject related to the American Revolution
  • Contain footnotes, endnotes or content that primarily utilizes primary sources

Announcement

Winners will be announced and publicized on Journal of the American Revolution, typically in January.

About Journal of the American Revolution

Regularly featuring groundbreaking research and perspective from 80 expert writers, Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of information about the American Revolution and Founding era. In a world of increasing historical illiteracy and apathy, the popular online magazine publishes passionate, creative and smart content intended to make history more palatable to a broad audience. Journal of the American Revolution also produces an annual hardcover volume that features its most resourceful content.

Winners