The ICMA Annual Book Prize

Deadline: 31 May 2019            

The ICMA invites submissions for the annual prize for best single- or dual-authored book on any topic in medieval art. To be eligible for the 2019 competition, books must have been printed in 2018. No special issues of journals or anthologies or exhibition catalogues can be considered. 

The competition is international and open to all ICMA members. To join or renew, click here. A statement of current membership is required with each submission.

Languages of publication: English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish

Jury (2019-2021): To be announced.

Prize: US $1,000 to a single author, or $500 each to two co-authors
 

Submission of books: only printed books with one or two authors are eligible for the prize. A statement of current ICMA membership must accompany each submission. 

Presses and self-nominations: books must be sent directly to the jury members. Please contact Ryan Frisinger at icma@medievalart.org for current addresses.


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WINNER
2018 ICMA ANNUAL BOOK PRIZE AWARDED TO:

Isabelle Dolezalek
Arabic Script on Christian Kings. Textile Inscriptions on Royal Garments from
Norman Sicily

De Gruyter, 2017.

Click here for the De Gruyter site.


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HONORABLE MENTION
2018 ICMA ANNUAL BOOK PRIZE AWARDED TO:

Heidi Gearhart
Theophilus and the Theory and Practice of Medieval Art
Penn State University Press, 2017.

Click here for the Penn State University Press site.


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WINNER
2017 ICMA ANNUAL BOOK PRIZE AWARDED TO:


Ittai Weinryb
The Bronze Object in the Middle Ages: Sculpture, Material, Making
Cambridge University Press, 2016

 

Click here for the Cambridge University Press site.


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WINNER
2016 ICMA ANNUAL BOOK PRIZE AWARDED TO:


Sharon E.J. Gerstel
Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaelogy, and Ethnography
Cambridge University Press, 2015

 

Click here for the Cambridge University Press site.