Loyola University Chicago

Midwest Modern Language Association

Book Award

The MMLA is excited to announce that we are currently accepting submissions for our 2020 and 2021 Book Awards. Both the 2020 and 2021 book prizes will be awarded at the 2021 convention with a prize of $500 each to the best book published by an MMLA member. If you are interested in being considered for the award, please email us at mmla@luc.edu.

"Scholarly" and "creative" publications will be recognized in alternate years. Following are the deadlines for the 2020 and 2021 MMLA Book Awards:

  • Creative publications should be comprised of all books published from January 1, 2019 – February 15, 2021, representing the 2020 Book Award. The deadline to submit texts for consideration will be February 15, 2021.
  • Scholarly publications should be comprised of all books published from October 1, 2019 – July 1, 2021, representing the 2021 Book Award. The deadline to submit texts for consideration will be July 1, 2021.