Awards

Awards

MIT Press authors, books, and journals are regularly honored with some of the most prestigious academic and literary prizes in the world. There are over thirty MIT Press authors recognized with Nobel Prizes, and MIT Press books have recently received PROSE Awards, Choice Awards, and more.

Amy Brand nominated for Emmy

MIT Press director and publisher Amy Brand earned an Emmy nomination in the category of "Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary" for executive producing a recent PBS feature film, Picture a Scientist, as part of PBS’s NOVA science series.

Quanta wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize

We are proud to partner with Quanta, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting, to publish collections of math stories.

2022 PROSE category awards

MIT Press books and journals were honored by the Association of American Publishers for their extraordinary merit. “We are honored that our books and journals have been singled out by the Association of American Publishers,” says Amy Brand, director and publisher of the MIT Press.

Designing Motherhood

Designing Motherhood wins AIGA design award

Designing Motherhood takes home prestigious AIGA 50 Books / 50 Covers design award, honoring the 50 best-designed books and book covers of the year. The pool of entries for 2021 was comprised of over 600 applicants from 29 countries.

Designing Motherhood