Distinguished Editor

2013
Winner: Nicholas L. Sturgeon, Philosophical Review

2012
Winner: Robert L. Patten, SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

2011
Winner: John Serio, Wallace Stevens Journal

2010
Winners: Peter Holquist and Michael David-Fox, Kritika

2009
Winner: Ralph Cohen, New Literary History

2008
Winner: Ronald Bayor, Journal of American Ethnic History

2007
Winners: George D. Greenia, La corónica and Holly Laird, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
Honorable Mention: Rick Emmerson, Speculum

2006
Winner: Carolyn Dinshaw & David Halperin, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Runner-Up: Donald G. Davis, Libraries & Culture
Honorable Mention: Marianne Hirsch, PMLA

2005
Winner: Joe Weixlmann, African American Review
Runner-up: Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, Colonial Latin American Review

2004
Winner: Eva-Marie Kröller, Canadian Literature

2003
Not awarded

2002
Winner: Walter Cummins, Literary Review: An International Journal of Contemporary Writing

2001
Not awarded

2000
Winner: Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., MELUS

1999
Winner: Cathy N. Davidson, American Literature

1998
Winner: Henry W. Johnstone, Philosophy and Rhetoric

1997
Winner: Joseph M. Schwartz, Renascence

1996
Winner: Robert C. Post, Technology and Culture

1995
Winner: Valters Nollendorfs, Monatshefte
Runner up: John Peradotto, Arethusa

1994
Winner: Donald Lawler, Victorians Institute Journal
Runner-up: Joanne Dobson, Legacy

1993
Winner: Gary A. Olson, Journal of Advanced Composition
Runner-up: Richard J. Calhoun, South Carolina Review

1992
Winner: John W. Kronik, PMLA
Honorable mentions: Frank Lentricchia, SAQ; Charles Oliver, The Hemingway Review

1991
Winner: James Wilbur, Journal for Value Inquiry
Honorable Mention: Jim Raymond, College English

1990
Winner: John Stasny, Victorian Poetry

1989
Winner: Andrew Parkin

1988
Winner: Claude Rawson, Modern Language Review and The Yearbook of English Studies

1987
Winner: Philip Mitchell, Journal of English and Germanic Philology

1986
Winner: Jill Levenson, Modern Drama

1985
Winner: Lewis Simpson, Southern Review

1984
Winner: Donald Stanford, Southern Review

1983
Winner: Joel Conarroe, PMLA

1982
Winner: Blake Nevius, Nineteenth Century Fiction

1981
Winner: Helmut Gerber, English Literature in Transition (posthumous)