Call for submissions: Woody Guthrie Prize for best book on pop music (2015)

Did you publish a book about popular music in 2015? Do you know someone who did? If you answered “yes” to either question, read on!

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music-US Branch (IASPM-US) presents the Woody Guthrie Award each year to the most outstanding book on popular music. Winners are awarded $1,000 (!!) and are announced each year at the IASPM-US Annual Conference.

IASPM-US requests your nominations for the most distinguished English language monograph in popular music studies published during 2015. Books may be nominated by any member in good standing of IASPM, by members of the prize committee, by their authors, or by publishers. Copyrights must state 2015.The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2016.

Nominations should be sent electronically to Kariann Goldschmitt (kgoldschmitt@wellesley.edu) and should include the author’s name, book title, and publisher’s information including ISBN. The society will announce the winner at the spring 2017 IASPM-US meeting.

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