Prize Winners

Palgrave Macmillan is recognised worldwide as an award-winning academic publisher.

We work with partners such as the Academy of International Business and the International Economics Association, as well as some of the brightest minds in the Humanities, Business and Social Sciences, and are proud that our titles continue to win prestigious prizes year after year.

We continue to have success across all of our subject areas. Please see below a list of our prize winning, shortlisted and highly commended scholarly books.

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2017 Mentions

  • Shortlisted, H. R.F. Keating Award 2017 (CrimeFest)

    © SpringerAgatha Christie on Screen

    Agatha Christie on Screen by Mark Aldridge was shortlisted for the H. R.F. Keating Award 2017 (CrimeFest)

  • Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History

    © SpringerBBC Sport in Black and White

    BBC Sport in Black and White by Richard Haynes won the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History

  • Runner Up, Katharine Briggs Folklore Award 2017

    © SpringerCeltic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy

    Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy by Dimitra Fimi was runner-up for the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award 2017

  • Shortlisted, The David Bradby Award 2017 (TaPRA)

    © SpringerContemporary Black British Playwrights

    Contemporary Black British Playwrights by Lynette Goddard was shortlisted for The David Bradby Award 2017

2016 Mentions

2015 Mentions

2014 Mentions

  • Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood

    Winner, 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood 

    Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood by Alison Winch has been made named a 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

  • Revolutionizing Retail

    Winner, Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies 2014 Book Prize

    Revolutionizing Retail

    Revolutionizing Retail by Kendra Coulter has won the Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies 2014 Book Prize

  • Becoming Criminal

    Winner, 2014 BSC Criminology Book Prize

    Becoming Criminal

    Becoming Criminal by Don Crewe has won the 2014 BSC Criminology book prize

  • Oral History Off the Record

    Winner, Oral History Association’s 2014 Book Award

    Oral History Off the Record

    Oral History Off the Record has won the Oral History Association’s 2014 Book Award