Awards

Awards

Elizabeth Tunstall smiling at a podium

Elizabeth Tunstall wins Sir Misha Black Medal

The Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education for 2022 has been awarded to Professor Elizabeth Tunstall, author of Decolonizing Design.

Elizabeth Tunstall smiling at a podium

The New Yorker Best Books of 2022

The New Yorker included Master of the Two Left Feet by Richard Meyer in their Best Books of 2022 saying, "Meyer situates Hirshfield’s idiosyncratic output in the popular imagery and fine art of the period, suggesting that he was savvier than his early admirers knew."

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

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.

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.

Image Objects

Jacob Gaboury
Winner of the Computer History Museum Prize, SIGCIS, 2022

Astroquizzical

Jillian Scudder
Longlisted for the Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Young Adult Science Book category, AAAS/Subaru, 2023 Copublished with ICON Books

A Biography of the Pixel

Alvy Ray Smith
Finalist for the William and Joyce Middleton Electrical Engineering History Award, IEEE, 2022

Carbon Queen

Maia Weinstock
Longlisted for the Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Young Adult Science Book category, AAAS/Subaru, 2023

Overgrown

Julian Raxworthy
Winner of the AILA National Landscape Architecture Award for Research, Policy and Communications, 2022

Living and Working

Dogma
Winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award, 2022

The Polyhedrists

Noam Andrews
Winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award, 2022

Designed for Dancing

Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder
Finalist for the Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research, Dance Studies Association, 2022
Finalist for the Prize for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022

Of Sound Mind

Nina Kraus
Winner of the PROSE Award, Biomedicine, 2022
Winner of the Nautilus Gold Award, Science & Cosmology, 2022

How to Talk to a Science Denier

Lee McIntyre
Winner of the Nautilus Gold Award, Science & Cosmology, 2022
Finalist for the INDIES Award, Political and Social Sciences, 2021

Atlas of Forecasts

Katy Börner
Winner of the PROSE Award, Engineering & Technology, 2022

How We Give Now

Lucy Bernholz
Winner of the PROSE Award, Economics, 2022

Bright Galaxies, Dark Matter, and Beyond

Ashley Jean Yeager
Finalist for the PROSE Award, Biography & Autobiography, 2022

Just Money

Katrin Kaufer and Lillian Steponaitis
Winner of the Axiom Business Book Awards Bronze Medal, Business Disruption/Reinvention, 2022

The Curie Society

Heather Einhorn, Adam Staffaroni, Janet Harvey, and Joan Hilty
Selection of the Rise Book List from the Feminist Task Force, American Library Association, 2022
Selection of the Hal Clement Notable Young Adult Books List, 2022