2017: LLL (College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature) Senior Faculty Excellence in Scholarship & Research Award, UHM.
2016: Distinguished Scholarship Award, International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA).
2016: Fulbright Teaching/Research Award to Italy.
2008: Ka Palapala Po‘okela Award for Excellence in “Aloha from Beyond Hawai‘i” [for books published outside of Hawai‘i]. Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association.
2007: Chicago Folklore Prize.
2001: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship Recipient.
1989: NEH Summer Stipend.
2013: Fellowship to attend the Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) Faculty Development Seminar in Jerusalem and the West Bank
2013: A. W. Mellon Young Scholars Award, University of Cape Town
2013: A.W. Mellon Visiting Fellows Award, University of Cape Town, 2013
1994: Elliott P. Cades Award for Literature,
2017: Honorable mention, Native American Cultures, Literatures, and Languages award for Voices of Fire, Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka. Modern Language Association (MLA).
2009-10: Mellon Hawai‘i Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
2015: (with Ty Kawika Tengan, Ethnic Studies) Council of Editors for Learned Journals Award for Best Special Issue for the “Pacific Currents” issue of American Quarterly
2012: Richard Braddock Memorial Award for Best Article in College Composition and Communication for “Ma ka Hana ka ʻIke (In the Work is the Knowledge): Kaona as Rhetorical Action.”
2017: Ah Quon McElrath Fund for Political and Social Justice Grant, “Preserving the Oral Histories of the Kalama Valley Struggle”
2017: Nomination to the United States Artist fellowship
2006: Association for Asian American Studies, National Book Award for Literature, runner-up
2005: Nomination to the After Columbus Prize
2005: Nomination to the PEN-Faulkner Award
2005: Association of Book Publishers of Hawai‘i Po‘okela Book Award, Merit Award
2004: Nomination to the Kuriyama Book Prize
2003: Seoul Metropolitan City 2nd Annual Essay Contest, Bronze Award, “You Need to Go to Korea”
2002: Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship, Korea University, Seoul
2000: Best Paper in the Humanities, National Symposium on New Information Technologies and Liberal Education
Craig Santos Perez
2017: Elliot Cades Award for an Established Artist, Hawaiʻi Literary Arts Council
2016: Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, Poetry.
2016: Rattle Magazine Poetry Prize, Finalist.
2015: American Book Award, Before Columbus Foundation, Winner.
2011: PEN Center USA/Poetry Society of America Literary Prize (Poetry), Winner.
2011: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Poetry), Finalist.
2011: Science Fiction Research Association’s Pioneer Award for Best Essay of 2010
1987: American Council of Learned Societies Grant‑in‑Aid
Shawna Yang Ryan
2017: American Book Award
2016: First selection of the Penguin Random House International One World One Book program
Boston Globe Pick of the Week
New York Post Must-Read Book of the Week
Amazon Best Book of the Month (February)
Indie Next March Pick
Seattle Public Library “Top 5 Summer Books for Adults”
First Draft Book Club March Pick (The Arizona Republic)
The Bookshop by Orell Fussli March Pick of the Month (Switzerland)
The Straits Times bestseller (Singapore)
Morgan Smith’s Weekend Reads pick (Australia)
“Winter Reads” The Denizen (New Zealand)
2015: Elliot Cades Award for Literature (Emerging Writer Award)
2014: Nomination, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses
2010: Fiction Long List, Asian American Literary Award
TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s “100 Passionate People”
First Saturday Book Club Pick, Books Inc.
Recommended Book, Adult Summer Reading Program, San Francisco Public Library
2008: Fiction Finalist, Northern California Book Awards
2002: Fulbright Scholar, Taiwan
1983: Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College Teachers
2015 Elliott Cades Award for Literature
2017-18: Senior Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship (India)
2013: Honorable Mention for Flesh and Fish Blood, Rene Wellek Prize Committee of the American Comparative Literature Association.
1993-94: National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers
2017: NEH Research Seminar at the Huntington Library on “The Formation and Re-formation of the Book”
2014: Bogliasco Foundation Residential Fellowship in Bogliasco, Italy (nomination by the Shakespeare Association of America)
2012: Folger Shakespeare Library, Short Term Fellowship
2011: Elizabeth Dietz Award for the Best Work in Early Modern Studies to the editors of Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works
2009: MLA’s Distinguished Scholarly Edition award to the editors of Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works
2003: Charlton Hinman Long Term Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library
1992: NEH Summer Stipend
1988: Folger Institute Center for Shakespeare Studies, Grant-in-Aid
1982: Huntington Library, Short Term Fellowship
2001: Ellen Nold Award for Best Article in the journal Computers and Composition for “Community Service Learning and Computer-Mediated Advanced Composition: The Going to Class, Getting Online, and Giving Back Project” (with Alison Regan).