Congratulations to UO history professor Glenn Anthony May, selected as a finalist for the 2012 Oregon Book Award for general nonfiction for his book Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon (Oregon State University Press)

Now in their 25th year, the Oregon Book Awards are conferred by Literary Arts in Portland. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on April 23 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory in Portland (128 NW 11th Ave). The ceremony honors the state’s finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in genres of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction and young readers literature.