The Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers recently announced the winners of the 2010 American Publishers Awards for the Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards). Among the laureates was an honourable mention for the University of Ottawa Press in the ‘Biography & Autobiography’ category for its recent publication ‘My Life,’ the memoirs of Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya.

More than 45 awards were presented February 3, 2011 at the PSP Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Winners included Elsevier, American Psychological Association, Oxford University Press, John Wiley & Sons, University of Texas Press, Getty Publications and American Chemical Society.

A full list of winners can be found at the following link: http://www.proseawards.com/current-winners.html

The Association of American Publishers is the national trade association of the U.S. publishing industry. AAP’s members include most of the major commercial publishers in the U.S., as well as smaller and non-profit publishers, university presses and scholarly societies. The 2010 PROSE Awards received a record-breaking 491 entries from over 60 publishers across the country.