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CCCC Outstanding Book Award - Previous Revision

Guideline and Deadline Changes for the 2010 Award

The CCCC Outstanding Book Award is presented annually for work in the field of composition and rhetoric. A work eligible for the 2010 award will have been published in calendar year 2008 or 2009. Single or multiple authored books, as well as edited volumes, are evaluated for scholarship and research in the areas of pedagogy, practice, history, and theory that have informed the work of past award recipients. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must be a member of CCCC and/or NCTE at the time of nomination. To nominate a volume for the award, the author, editor, publisher, or reader must be a CCCC and/or NCTE member. Nominations must be received by May 1, 2009, and must include a brief statement of the book’s contribution to the profession.  Please send the statement of the book’s contribution to the CCCC Outstanding Book Award Committee via email at or via regular mail to c/o CCCC, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.

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Outstanding Book Award Winners

Charles Bazerman, Handbook of Research on Writing: Society, School, Individual, Text

John M. Duffy, Writing from These Roots: Literacy in a Hmong-American Community

Sharon Crowley, Toward a Civil Discourse: Rhetoric and Fundamentalism

Norbert Elliot, On a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America

Krista Ratcliffe, Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness

Morris Young, Minor Re/Visions: Asian American Literacy Narratives as a Rhetoric of Citizenship

Kristie S. Fleckenstein, Embodied Literacies: Imageword and a Poetics of Teaching

Catherine Prendergast, Literacy and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning after Brown v. Board of Education

Mary Soliday, The Politics of Remediation: Institutional and Student Needs in Higher Education
Deborah Brandt, Literacy in American Lives

Eileen Schell and Patricia Lambert Stock, Moving a Mountain
Paul Kameen, Writing/Teaching:  Essays Toward a Rhetoric of Pedagogy
Halasek, Kay, A Pedagogy of Possibility: Bakhtinian Perspectives on Composition Studies
Susan Miller, Assuming the Positions: Cultural Pedagogy and the Politics of Commonplace Writing 

Barbara Couture, Toward a Phenomenological Rhetoric: Writing, Profession, and Altruism
Marilyn Sternglass, Time to Know Them: A Longitudinal Study of Writing and Learning at the College Level
James A. Berlin, Rhetorics, Poetics, and Cultures: Refiguring College English Studies
John Brereton, The Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875-1925: A Documentary History
Susan Peck MacDonald, Professional Academic Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Thomas L. Kent, Paralogic Rhetoric: A Theory of Communicative Interaction
Lester Faigley, Fragments of Rationality: Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition
Richard Bullock, Charles Schuseter, and John Trimbur, The Politics of Writing Instruction: Postsecondary
Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg, The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present

Susan Miller, Textual Carnivals: The Politics of Composition
Mike Rose, Lives on the Boundary, The Struggles and Achievements of America's Underprepared

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