Trinity University Press

Awards

1, 2, 3, Sí!: Numbers in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of the Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Medal (best board book)
  • Winner of the International Latino Book Awards (best educational children's bilingual book, 2nd place)
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Children's Book Award (picture books, finalist)

100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared

Kim Stafford (author)

  • Designated as Finalist - 2014 Oregon Book Awards
  • Winner of 2013 Independent Publisher Book Award - Silver for Autobiography

Aelian’s On the Nature of Animals

Claudius Aelianus (author), Gregory McNamee (editor)

  • Winner of Independent Publisher's Gold Award (classics & philosophy)

The Architectural Legacy of Alfred Giles: Selected Restorations

Mary Carolyn Hollers George (author), W. Eugene George (photographs)

  • Winner of Foreword Magazine's Gold Award (home & garden)

Bedrock: Writers on the Wonders of Geology

Judith E. Moores (editor), Eldridge M. Moores (editor), Lauret E. Savoy (editor)

  • Designated as a Wall Street Journal Best Science Book (2006)

Black & Blanco!: Engaging Art in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Designated as School Library Journal Top 10 Latino-Themed Books of 2013

Chili Queens, Hay Wagons, and Fandangos: The Spanish Plazas in Frontier San Antonio

Lewis F. Fisher (author)

  • Winner of San Antonio Conservation Society 2015 Publication Award

Colores Everywhere!: Colors in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of 2013 International Latino Book Awards - Bronze

Colors on Clay: The San José Tile Workshops of San Antonio

Susan Toomey Frost (author)

  • Winner of the Texas State Historical Association’s Ron Tyler Award for Best Book (history & culture)
  • Winner of the San Antonio Conservation Society Best Publication Award

Crossing the Plains with Bruno

Annick Smith (author)

  • Designated as Midwest Independent Booksellers December 2015 Pick
  • Winner of Honor Book for the 2015 Montana Book Award
  • Designated as Holiday Gift Guide Pick for 2015 in The New York Times Book Review
  • Designated as a Fall Recommended Reading in High Country News

Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas

Char Miller (author)

  • Winner of the San Antonio Conservation Society Best Publication Award

Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime

Kenneth I. Helphand (author)

  • Winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award
  • Winner of the American Society of Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence in Research
  • Winner of the Foundation for Landscape Studies John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize
  • Winner of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award
  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine’s Silver Medal (history)
  • Winner of the Environmental Design Research Association Research Award
  • Winner of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Literature Award
  • Designated as a New Statesman Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as a Portland Oregonian Bestseller

Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

Chris Waters Dunn (author), Cappy Lawton (author)

  • Designated as a Best Cookbook of 2015 by Huffington Post
  • Winner of 2016 Independent Publisher Silver Book Award for Cookbooks
  • Winner of USA Category for the Best Latin American Cuisine Book published outside Latin America in the 2015 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

Rebecca Solnit (author)

  • Designated as High Country News - Best Picks for Fall 2014
  • Designated as One of 57 Books to Read in Fall 2014 by New York Magazine
  • Designated as Best Nonfiction of 2014 by Powell's Books
  • Designated as One of Ten Titles to Pick Up Now by Oprah Magazine
  • Designated as Best Book of 2014 by Houston Chronicle
  • Designated as Editor's Choice by The New York Times Book Review
  • Designated as Finalist Foreword Review's INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards
  • Designated as Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Honorable Mention Essays
  • Winner of Northern California Book Award - Creative Nonfiction

Hello, Círculos!: Shapes in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of 2013 International Latino Book Award - Silver

Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape

Debra Gwartney (editor), Barry Lopez (editor), Molly O’Halloran (illustrations)

  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as an Amazon Best Book (travel)
  • Winner of Foreword Magazine Best Book Bronze Award (nature)
  • Designated as a Los Angeles Times Bestseller
  • Designated as a Seattle Times Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as a Portland Oregonian Bestseller
  • Designated as a Charleston Gazette 100 Most Notable Books
  • Designated as a Memphis Commercial Appeal 10 Books No Family Can Do Without
  • Designated as a Denver Post Bestseller
  • Designated as a Kansas City Star 100 Noteworthy Books

Home Ground: A Guide to the American Landscape

Debra Gwartney (editor), Barry Lopez (editor)

  • Designated as Denver Post Bestseller
  • Designated as Los Angeles Times Bestseller
  • Designated as Memphis Commercial Appeal 10 Books No Family Can Do Without
  • Designated as Charleston Gazette 100 Most Notable Books
  • Designated as Portland Oregonian Bestseller
  • Designated as Seattle Times Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as Kansas City Star 100 Noteworthy Books
  • Winner of Foreword Magazine Best Book Bronze Award (nature)
  • Designated as Amazon Best Book (travel)
  • Designated as San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

In a Special Light

Elroy Bode (author)

  • Winner of the Southwest Book Award

In the Country of Empty Crosses: The Story of a Hispano Protestant Family in Catholic New Mexico

Arturo Madrid (author), Miguel Gandert (photographs)

  • Designated as Finalist for Best Biography New Mexico in the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
  • Winner of Texas Institute of Letters Fred Whitehead Award Best Design Trade Book 2012
  • Winner of Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Award from Historical Society of New Mexico 2012

I’ve Heard the Vultures Singing: Field Notes on Poetry, Illness, and Nature

Lucia Perillo (author)

  • Designated as a Seattle Times Bestseller

A Kite in the Wind: Fiction Writers on Their Craft

Andrea Barrett (editor), Peter Turchi (editor)

  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, writing)

The Last Atoll: Exploring Hawai‘i’s Endangered Ecosystems

Pamela Frierson (author)

  • Winner of Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards - GOLD for Ecology & Environment
  • Winner of Elliott Cades Award for lifetime achievement
  • Runner Up Green Book Festival Awards - General Non-Fiction

The Luck Archive: Exploring Belief, Superstition, and Tradition

Mark Menjivar (author), Harrell Fletcher (foreword)

  • Designated as Finalist for 2016 Fred Whitehead Award for Best Design of a Trade Book

Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

Peter Turchi (author)

  • Designated as a New York Times 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time
  • Winner of the Book Art Foundation of Germany Stiftung Buchkunst Silver Medal
  • Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Fred Whitehead Award for Best Design
  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Excellence
  • Designated as a Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book
  • Designated as a bostonist.com (Boston) Best Book
  • Designated as a Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual Featured Book
  • Designated as an AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers Featured Book
  • Designated as a Print Magazine Regional Design Featured Book
  • Designated as a Santa Fe New Mexican Bestseller

Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril

Kathleen Dean Moore (editor), Michael P. Nelson (editor), Desmond Tutu (foreword)

  • Designated as Top 10 Environmental Book by Huffington Post
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Gold Award (anthologies)
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Silver Award (environmental studies)

A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic

Peter Turchi (author)

  • Winner of 2014 50 Books | 50 Covers by Design Observer with AIGA and Designers & Books
  • Designated as a 2015 New York Times Bestseller
  • Winner of 2015 Print Regional Design Annual
  • Designated as Shortlisted for 2015 PEN Southwest Book Awards Creative Nonfiction
  • Winner of Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year SILVER Winner for Writing

Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places

Julia Martin (author), Gary Snyder (author)

  • Designated as Finalist for Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award
  • Winner of University of the Western Cape Arts Faculty Research Award

One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile

Alicia Borinsky (author)

  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, social studies)

Photography on the South Texas Frontier: Images from the Witte Museum Collection

Bruce M. Shackelford (author)

  • Winner of Wilder Award Silver Medal, Texas Association of Museums

Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens

Hilton Als (foreword), Lowry Pei (introduction), Vaughn Sills (photographs)

  • Winner of the Christian Science Monitor Best Gardening Book Award
  • Winner of the Garden Writers Association Best Photography Book Award
  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Merit

The Plazas of New Mexico

Stefanos Polyzoides (editor), Chris Wilson (editor), Miguel Gandert (photographs)

  • Winner of Border Regional Library Association 2012 Southwest Book Award
  • Winner of the Historical Society of New Mexico Gaspar Perez de Villagra Prize

The Power of Trees

Gretchen C. Daily (author), Charles J. Katz Jr. (photographs)

  • Finalist in Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards - Nature

Reagan’s Comeback: Four Weeks in Texas That Changed American Politics Forever

Gilbert Garcia (author)

  • Winner of Independent Publishers Best Book Silver Award (regional nonfiction)

River of Traps: A New Mexico Mountain Life

Alex Harris (author), William deBuys (author)

  • Designated as a Santa Fe New Mexican Bestseller

River Walk: The Epic Story of San Antonio's River

Lewis F. Fisher (author)

  • Winner of 2007 Benjamin Franklin Award: Best Regional Book

Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church: 150 Years of Ministry in Downtown San Antonio 1858 - 2008

Lewis F. Fisher (author)

  • Designated as Finalist National Benjamin Franklin Award, Best Regional Book

San Antonio in Color

W. B. Thompson (illustrations)

  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Excellence
  • Designated as a San Antonio Express-News Best Book

The Spanish Acequias of San Antonio

Waynne Cox (author)

  • Winner of TOMFRA Book Award from the Texas Catholic Historic Society

Stealing History

Gerald Stern (author)

  • Finalist in Foreword Review Book of the Year Awards 2012 - Essay

Terra Antarctica: Looking into the Emptiest Continent

William L. Fox (author)

  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine Best Book Silver Award (nature)

The Walk

William deBuys (author)

  • Designated as a Seattle Times Bestseller
  • Designated as a Southwest Book of the Year
  • Winner of the Orion Book Award (finalist)

The Way of Natural History

Thomas Lowe Fleischner (editor)

  • Designated as a Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Honorable Mention in nature
  • Designated as a Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Finalist in anthologies

The Wine Roads of Texas: An Essential Guide to Texas Wines and Wineries

Wes Marshall (author)

  • Winner of Wine Press Award, Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association

Wisdom for a Livable Planet: The Visionary Work of Terri Swearingen, Dave Foreman, Wes Jackson, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Werner Fornos, Herman Daly, Stephen Schneider, and David Orr

Carl N. McDaniel (author)

  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, environment)
  • Designated as a Working Assets Recommended Reading Book

Yosemite in Time: Ice Ages, Tree Clocks, Ghost Rivers

Rebecca Solnit (author), Mark Klett (photographs), Byron Wolfe (photographs)

  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
  • Winner of the Northern California Book Award for Nonfiction (finalist )
  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Editors Recommended Book