Saturday, February 7, 2015

University Press of Kentucky author receives William E. Colby Award

University Press of Kentucky author Douglas V. Mastriano has been named the recipient of the 2015 William E. Colby Award for his book Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne.

Named for the late ambassador and former CIA director William E. Colby, the Colby Award recognizes a first work of fiction or nonfiction that makes a significant contribution to the public’s understanding of intelligence operations, military history, or international affairs. The award includes a $5,000 author honorarium provided through a grant from the Tawani Foundation.

Mastriano will receive the Colby Award at the William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium scheduled for April 9 at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

For more information, read the complete news release.

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