Nominations open for 2019 IFRT John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award

For Immediate Release
Tue, 09/25/2018


Kristin Pekoll

Staff Liaison

Intellectual Freedom Round Table

American Library Association


The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is accepting nomination for the 2019 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award. This award, presented annually, honors notable contributions to intellectual freedom and demonstrations of personal courage in defense of freedom of expression by a living individual, group or organization. The award consists of a citation and $500. IFRT will present the award during the 2019 ALA annual conference at Washington, D.C. Past recipients include Lindsey Whittington and Robert P. Doyle.

The award is sponsored by the Intellectual Freedom Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA). The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2018. 

Visit the John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award page for more information and to submit nominations.