2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Submissions Begin on January 2, 2019
December 21, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twenty-first annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, an annual award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English copyrighted in the year 2018 on the subject of slavery, resistance, and/or abolition.
Beginning on January 2, 2019, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria. Please do not begin sending books prior to this date. The submission deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019.Please note that works related to the Civil War are acceptable only if their primary focus relates to slavery or emancipation. Only books copyrighted in 2018 will be considered. For details on submission requirements, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: FDBP 2019