Nominees Announced for the 2013 Aquila Polonica Prize for Best Article in Polish Studies

Award-Winning Independent Publisher to Honor Writing and Research Focused on Poland

Online PR News – 10-October-2013 – Los Angeles, California – Fifty-four nominees—more than any previous year—will compete for the 2013 Aquila Polonica Prize, which is awarded every two years under the auspices of the Polish Studies Association to the author of the best article published in English dealing with any aspect of Polish studies.

The Aquila Polonica Prize is named for the Los Angeles-based company which specializes in publishing the Polish experience of World War II in English, with first-hand accounts, memoirs, photographs, artwork, poetry, literature and historical studies.

“We want to encourage and reward the kind of scholarship that is so important to our understanding of history, culture and politics around the world,” said Terry Tegnazian, Aquila Polonica president and co-founder.

The complete list of nominees is available online at

The prizewinning entry will be selected by an academic committee from various disciplines, appointed by the Polish Studies Association.

The winner of this year’s prize, which carries a $500 honorarium, will be announced during the November 2013 National Convention of the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies in Boston, MA.

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