J. Alison Rosenblitt of Oxford University was a recipient of the 2018 First Book Prize for her book E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Lauren Donovan Ginsberg of the University of Cincinnati received the 2018 First Book Prize for her book Staging Memory, Staging Strife. Empire and Civil War in the Octavia (Oxford University Press, 2016).
The citations read at the 2017 business meeting can be read here.Tom Hawkins of The Ohio State University received the 2017 First Book Prize for Iambic Poetics in the Roman Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
|Meghan DiLuzio of Baylor University received the 2017 First Book Prize for A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome (Princeton University Press, 2016).|
|M. Shane Bjornlie of Claremont McKenna College was the recipient of the 2016 First Book Prize for Politics and Tradition Between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople: A Study of Cassiodorus and the Variae, 527–554 (Cambridge University Press, 2015)|
|Jennifer L. Ferriss-Hill of the University of Miami was the recipient of the 2016 First Book Prize for Roman Satire and the Old Comic Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2015)|
|Jackie Elliott of University of Colorado was recipient of the 2015 First Book Prize for Ennius and the Architecture of the Annales (Cambridge University Press, 2013.|
|Ian Moyer of the University of Michigan was recipient of the 2014 First Book Prize for Egypt and the Limits of Hellenism (Cambridge, 2011).|
|Joseph Rife of Vanderbilt University was recipient of the 2013 First Book Award for Isthmia: The Roman and Byzantine Graves and Human Remains (Isthmia IX), ASCSA/Princeton, 2012.|
|Jon Kyle Harper of the University of Oklahoma, received the 2012 First Book Award for Slavery in the Late Roman World AD 275-425 , published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.|
The 2011 award went to Andrew Faulkner of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for his book The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite: Introduction, Text, and Commentary, published by Oxford University Press in 2008.
The 2010 award went to Emily E. Baragwanath of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for her book Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus, published by Oxford University Press in 2008.
The 2009 award went to Carin Green of the University of Iowa for her book Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia, published by Cambridge University Press in 2006.
The 2008 award went to William E. Hutton of the College of William and Mary for his book Describing Greece: Landscape and Literature in the Periegesis of Pausanias, published by Cambridge University Press in 2008.
The 2007 award went to Edward Watts of Indiana University for his book City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria. Read more about the award and this year's recipient.
The 2006 award went to Kathy L. Gaca of Vanderbilt University for her book The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity (University of California Press, 2003).
The 2005 award went to Noel Lenski for his book Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D., published by the University of California Press in 2002.
The 2004 award went to Vanessa Gorman, for her book, Miletos, the Ornament of Ionia: A History of the City to 400 B.C.E., published by the University of Michigan Press in 2001.
The 2003 award went to Dennis E. Trout, of Tufts University, for his book, Paulinus of Nola: Life, Letters, and Poems, published by the University of California Press in 1999.
The 2002 award went to Thomas A. McGinn, of Vanderbilt University, for his book, Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome, published by Oxford University Press in 1998.