Faculty and Staff Invited to Submit Publications for Annual Author Awards

Attendees of the Annual Author Awards look at the 2015 publications.

Attendees of the 2015 Annual Author Awards look at faculty and staff publications. Photo by Brandon Chew.

San Jose State Univeristy faculty and staff who have published a book or other major work in 2016 will be celebrated at the Annual Author Awards on Nov. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library Room 225/229.

Authors who have penned scholarly books, works of fiction or non-fiction, poetry, art books, textbooks, anthologies, edited books, plays, video or music published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 are invited to submit information about their publication and a brief summary to be recognized at the annual celebration on Nov. 7. (Vanity press, self-published books, unpublished manuscripts, pamphlets, brochures, custom-published course anthologies, book chapters and course packs do not qualify.)

Submissions for the Annual Author Awards will be accepted online at goo.gl/m5NJVP through Oct. 7. Please deliver a copy of the book or publication to the Library Administration Office on the fourth floor or send a copy to Elisabeth Thomas via campus mail zip code 0028 by Oct 14. Notify Elisabeth Thomas if the publication is only available in e-book format.

The Annual Author Awards is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, University Library and the Spartan Bookstore.

For more information or questions, call Library Dean Tracy Elliott at 408-808-2419 or Outreach Librarian Elisabeth Thomas at 408-808-2193.

sjsu-authors-request-for-submission_2016 (PDF)