Branch Wins Montana Prize for Humor

Michael P. Branch won the inaugural Montana Prize for Humor in the nonfiction category for his essay, “Tonya, I Love You.” Singer Huey Lewis and talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel helped select the winners for this year’s prizes sponsored by Whitefish Review. Read more here.

THE ADDRESS BOOK Is a 2021 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Nominee

Deirdre Mask is a 2021 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominee in the nonfiction category for THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power. The award honors the best in Black literature and is given out by the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Winners will be announced in October. Read more about the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards here.

NEVERLAND Nominated for Two Ennie Awards

Andrew Kolb’s NEVERLAND: A Fantasy Role-Playing Setting has been nominated for two Ennie Awards. Published in Fall 2020, NEVERLAND is nominated for Best Art, Cover, and Best Art, Interior. Voting takes place from August 18 through August 27, and the winners will be announced on September 17. Read more here.

Boyle Named Knight Science 2021-2022 Project Fellow

The Knight Science Journalism Program announced that it selected Rebecca Boyle as one of 21 distinguished science journalists for its 2021-22 project fellowship class. Boyle will be a spring-semester fellow and will use her fellowship to pursue a book on the history and biology of darkness. Read more about the fellowship here.