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2020 SONWAs Announced

Top prizes awarded to Miracle Country and Butterflies Belong Here.

Professor Erica Hannickel sits at counter with glass of wine.

How Wine Shaped a Nation


…fact, you start the book talking about the environmental impacts. A. My editor convinced me to start the introduction with an overview of environmental damage done by contemporary vineyards. Although taking some contemporary winemakers to task about their overuse of methyl bromide—a highly toxic, ozone-depleting pesticide—and sulfur is a provocative…

SONWA-PressTemplate-2021 recipients

…book & author “The Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) emphasizes the importance of wonder as the foundation for our appreciation of nature and the values that lead to its preservation,” said Alan Brew, executive director of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute. Since 1991, the SONWA has honored the literary…