Lynne M. Thomas, head of The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, has been chosen as a 2021 World Fantasy Award finalist. Thomas is the co-editor-in-chief and co-publisher of Uncanny Magazine with her husband Michael Damian Thomas. They have been recognized for their impressive work within the Fantasy genre.
Michelle Reed, Assistant Professor and Head of the Scholarly Commons at the University Library of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded the 2021 Publishing Practice Award in Accessibility. This award seeks to distinguish and raise awareness of successful and sustainable library publishing practices.