2023 IASPM BOOK PRIZE – Call for Nominations
Dear IASPM members,
A public award will be given by IASPM for outstanding first books by a single author on popular music, in the categories English and any other language, at the2023 Minneapolis IASPM conference.
Nominations are invited from IASPM members of books they consider to be possible contenders for such an award. Authors nominated should preferably already be members of IASPM, or need to become members of IASPM after being nominated, in order to be eligible. Send your nominations to both of the Chairs of the Book Prize Jury, Andrea Dankić (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ali C. Gedik (email@example.com)by November 7, 2022 at the latest.
When nominating a book, please provide the following details:
- Author, nationality
- Bibliographical information, including language and page count of the book
- Confirmation of IASPM membership, including branch
Authors may either self-nominate or other members may nominate authors and books they regard worth considering for the award. Please let us reiterate the criteria for eligibility:
- A single author
- A member of IASPM
- The author’s first book (in any language)
- The nominated book must have been published during November 1, 2020 – October 31, 2022
- An electronic copy of the nominated books (PDF) must be sent to the Chairs of the Book Prize Jury
- A physical copy of the awarded books must be sent to the Minneapolis 2023 Conference for the award ceremony
- Authors of the nominated books must provide the Chairs with a minute long video recorded presentation of the book to be shared with the IASPM membership
The books accepted for evaluation will be announced through the membership email list by the Chairs no later than November 14, 2022.
In order to be evaluated by the 2023 IASPM Book Prize Jury, an electronic copy of each book (PDF format) must be sent by the publisher or the author to the Chairs of the Book Prize no later than November 28, 2022. A physical copy of the awarded books must be sent to the Minneapolis 2023 Organizing Committee in due time before the conference.
August 29, 2022 – Book Prize Call
November 7, 2022 – Deadline for Nominations
November 28, 2022 – PDFs sent to the Chairs
March 27, 2023 – First round evaluation
June 26-30, 2023 – Award announcement at Minneapolis Conference
Please circulate this call within our branches, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the 2023 IASPM Book Prize.
Ali C. Gedik
Chairs of the 2023 IASPM Book Prize Jury