Book Prize

The Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group sponsors two separate book prizes: 1) the Nelson Graburn Book Prize for an author’s first book in the anthropology of tourism, 2) the Ed Bruner Prize for an author’s second or subsequent book.

To be eligible, books nominated this year must have been published in the past two years at the time of nomination. Self-nominations are welcome.

Watch for an announcement of the 2023 nomination cycle early next year!

  • The name of the author;
  • The book to be considered;
  • The publisher information;
  • Information for whom to contact at the press for review copies;
  • Remember to indicate which prize (1st or subsequent publication).

The deadline for nominations is September 2nd, 2022.

Past Winners

The first awards were presented in 2018 during the meetings of the American Anthropological Association.

Nelson Graburn Book Prize

Edward M. Bruner Book Award