Past Aidoo-Snyder Prize Winners

Aidoo-Snyder Book Award Winners 2005-2015

2015, best scholarly book, Abosede George, Making Modern Girls: A History of Girlhood, Labor and Social Development in Colonial Lagos (Ohio University Press, 2014).

2015, honorable mention, Jennie Burnet, Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory and Silence in Rwanda (University of Wisconsin Press).

2014, best creative work, Reneilwe Malatji, Love Interrupted (Modjaji Books, 2012).

2014, honorable mention, Philo Ikonya, Still Sings the Nightbird (Langaa Publishing CIG, 2013).

2013, best scholarly book, Nwando Achebe, The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe (Bloomington, Indiana:  Indiana University Press, 2011).

2012, best scholarly book, Adeline Masquelier, Women and Islamic Revival in a West African Town (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2009).

2011, best creative work, Unoma Azuah, Length of Light: A Collection of Short Stories (2008), Sky-High Flames: A Novel (2005), and Edible Bones (December 2011).

2010, best creative work, Aminatta Forna, Ancestor Stones (2006)

2009, best scholarly book, Tuulikki Pietila, Gossip, Markets, and Gender: How Dialogue Constructs Moral Value in Post-Socialist Kilimanjaro (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2007).

2008, best creative work, Ama Ata Aidoo, African Love Stories: An Anthology (2007)

2007, best scholarly book, Grace Bantebya-Kyomuhendo and Marjorie Keniston McIntosh, Women, Work, and Domestic Virtue in Uganda, 1900-2003 (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2006).

2006, best creative work, Yvonne Vera, The Stone Virgins (2002).

2005, best scholarly book, Heidi J. Nast, Concubines and Power:  Five hundred Years in a Northern Nigerian Palace (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).

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