Book Prize Judging Information
Western History Association and the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies
at Southern Methodist University offer the
David J. Weber-Clements Prize for the Best
Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America
promote and recognize fine writing and original
research on the American Southwest.
The competition is open to any
non-fiction book, including biography, on any
aspect of Southwestern life, past or present,
with a 2012 copyright.
must be monographs, not books of essays.
There is no fee for participation.
Publishers do not need to enclose a letter
Publishers may submit as many titles as they
wish, but must send copies of each submission to
each of the judges listed below.
author need not be a citizen or resident of
the United States; the book need not be
published in the United States.
Submissions must be postmarked by
July 15, 2013
although earlier submission is preferable.
author will receive two thousand five hundred
dollars, and an invitation to give the annual
Clements Prize Lecture at Southern Methodist
University, expenses to be paid by the Clements
Clements Prize Judges:
Department of History
University of Florida
HC65 El Valle Road (Taos CR 001)
Chamisal, NM 87521
Senior Curator of History
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA 94607-4892
For more information on David J.
Weber-Clements book prize,
the WHA award web page.
For list of winners, please click on year at