Ends on June 1, 2019

The prize includes $1,000 and recognition for groundbreaking monographs in women's studies that makes significant multicultural feminist contributions to women of color/transnational scholarship.

The prize honors Gloria Anzaldúa, a valued and long-active member of the National Women's Studies Association.


Basic Guidelines

  • Must be a current individual NWSA member (including co-authors)
  • Books considered must have a first date of US publication between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019
  • Must complete the online application
  • Must send five copies of the book to the NWSA office (address below)
  • The committee seeks groundbreaking monographs in women's studies that make a significant multicultural feminist contributions to women of color/transnational scholarship
  • Anthologies will not be considered


To complete your application, you must send 5 copies of their book to:

National Women’s Studies Association
1720 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
ATTN: NWSA Anzaldúa Book Prize

Books must be received by June 3, 2019. Please note: Unfortunately, we cannot return books sent to NWSA.