The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) is accepting nominations for its prestigious Leonard Bloomfield Book Award, given annually for the volume which makes the most outstanding contribution to the development of our understanding of language and linguistics.

Nominations may be made by publishers of linguistic works as well as LSA members. With certain exceptions, all authors of nominated books must be current members of the Society. Books should have been published after February 28, 2013 but before May 31, 2014. It is incumbent upon nominators to ensure that these criteria are met prior to submission of the nominated works. 

Four copies of any nominated volume should be sent by May 1, 2014 to the LSA Secretariat:

Attn: Leonard Bloomfield Book Award Committee
Linguistic Society of America
1325 18th St NW., Suite 211
Washington, DC 20036-6502

We encourage you to consider nominating one or more of your books –or a colleague’s -- for this award. Authors and publishers of winning books are invited to be recognized at the Awards Ceremony held during the LSA Annual Meeting.

For more on the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award and the LSA’s other awards and honors, click here