Past Winners

2023 - Co-Winner: Rory FinninBlood of Others: Stalin's Crimean Atrocity and the Poetics of Solidarity (University of Toronto Press).

Co-Winner: Catherine Wanner, Everyday Religiosity and the Politics of Belonging in Ukraine (Cornell University Press).

2022 - Yuliya Ilchuk, Nikolai Gogol: Performing Hybrid Identity (University of Toronto Press)

Honorable Mention: Olena Palko, Making Ukraine Soviet: Literature and Cultural      Politics under Lenin and Stalin (Bloomsbury Publishers)

2021 - Andriy ZayarnyukL’viv’s Uncertain Destination: A City and Its Train Terminal from Franz Joseph I to Brezhnev (University of Toronto Press).

Honorable Mention: Oleksandra Wallo, Ukrainian Women Writers and the National Imaginary: From the Collapse of the USSR to the Euromaidan (University of Toronto Press).

Honorable Mention: Jessica Zychowicz, Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty-First- Century Ukraine (University of Toronto Press).

2020 - Simone Attilio Bellezza, "The Shore of Expectations: A Cultural History of the Shistdesiatnyky" (CIUS Press)