UKLA Academic Book Award Winner Margaret Clark with Henrietta Dombey (left)

UKLA Academic Book Award Winner Margaret Clark with Henrietta Dombey (left)

UKLA Academic Book Award 2016

UKLA Academic Book Award 2016

Submissions are invited by publishers, for books published for the first time in the UK between November 1st 2014 and October 31st 2015. Books may previously have been published in other countries, and translations are eligible. However, reprints and new editions are not eligible.

Submissions are invited from 1st September to the 31st October 2015

This award is presented every year for a recently published academic text about the teaching of English for teachers, students, consultants or HE tutors. The panel looks for books that make a lasting, significant contribution to the teaching of English. Submissions may be written by a single author/s, or may be an edited text.

Specifically, the award is given to a text which fulfils many of the following criteria. 

The text:

  • makes a distinctive contribution to literacy education
  • is based on sound literacy research
  • encourages teachers to be reflective, innovative and creative
  • will be a lasting and rich resource for teachers, teacher educators and students
  • is accessibly written
  • can be for any/all key stages from early years to KS4
  • inspires the teaching of literacy
  • is relevant to classroom practice

In addtion edited collections have:

  • a clear editorial voice

Download the submission form below.


Enquires fao Lynda Graham .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Publishers will be notified about the shortlisted titles in February 2016. The Award will be presented at the 2016 International Conference in Bristol.

Panel Chair:  Morag Styles




Academic Book Awards Submission Form 2016

Press release Academic Book Award 2015 Shortllist

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