Awards & News

AWARDS FOR SISTERS AND REBELS

PEN America/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (distinguished biography of exceptional literary, narrative, and artistic merit, based on scrupulous research).

Summersell Prize, Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South at the University of Alabama (best book on the history of the American South).

Prose Award, Association of American Publishers (outstanding work by a trade publisher).

Charles S. Sydnor Award, Southern Historical Association (co-winner, best book in southern history).

Julia Cherry Spruill Prize, Southern Association of Women Historians (co-winner, best book in southern women’s history.

Willie Lee Rose Prize, Southern Association of Women Historians (co-winner, best book on any topic in southern history written by a woman.

Bell Award, Georgia Historical Society (best book in Georgia history).

Biographers International’s Plutarch Award Finalist (best biography of 2019).

Oral History Association Book Award (honorable mention).

NEWS

Publication of  Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin’s “lost” manuscript, Eli Hill: A Novel of Reconstruction (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2020), edited and with an introduction by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and Bruce E. Baker, April 15, 2020.

Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement’s Hall of Fame, March 2020.

Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, University of Georgia, November 7, 2016.