Portrait of Bela KornitzerDrew Faculty and Alumni authors are eligible for the ninth Belá Kornitzer Awards in recognition of outstanding nonfiction books published in 2011 or 2012. Separate awards, including monetary prizes of $2,000, honor Faculty and Alumni authors. A faculty prize committee will select the winners, to be announced at the Friends of the Library Gala, on January 19, 2013.

Please send or bring submissions including: book, letter of nomination, and reviews
if available to:
Dr. Andrew Scrimgeour
Dean of Libraries
Drew University Library
Madison, NJ 07940

All submitted books will be added to the University Archives Faculty and Alumni Collection. The submission deadline is October 30, 2012.

The Kornitzer Award was established in 1992, by Alicia and George Karpati to honor the achievements of Mrs. Karpati’s brother, Belá Kornitzer, as a journalist and author in Hungary and the United States. The Library maintains a special collection related to Mr. Kornitzer’s books and career.  For further information about the Kornitzer awards, contact the Library at 973.408.3471.

– This article originally appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter