ATDS John W Frick Book Award

John W. Frick Book Award

Deadline: February 6, 2017

Purpose: The American Theatre and Drama Society’s John W. Frick Book Award honors the best monograph published each year on theatre and performance of/in the Americas, recognizing that notions of “America” and the United States encompass migrations of peoples and cultures that overlap and influence one another. The award recipient will receive a cash prize of $200 and be recognized at the annual ATDS membership meeting at the 2017 ATHE Conference (in Las Vegas, Nevada, Aug. 3-6).

Evaluation and eligibility: Books will be evaluated on the basis of originality, critical rigor, and contribution to the field of American theatre and drama. Books must exhibit a copyright date of 2016. Edited collections, anthologies, and plays are not eligible.

Nominations: The author, the publisher, or any member of ATDS may submit nominations.

Submissions: Please submit 1 copy of the book each to:

Faedra Carpenter (Chair, Frick Award Selection Committee)
8606 Far Fields Way
Laurel, MD 20723

Mark Cosdon
Dept. of Communication Arts and Theatre
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA 16335

Bill Demastes
Department of English
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803