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The Whiting Writers Award

The Naional Magazine Award for Essays

The National Poetry Series Award

The Pushcart Prize

Discovery/The Nation Award

Outstanding American Poster Design, Print

The CASE Award for Educational Design

Women in Design International Award

Grant, the National Endowment for the Humanities

Grant, The Massachusetts Cultural Council

Silver Medal, The Boston Art Director’s Club 

Doctoral Fellowship, University Professors Program, Boston University

The National Magazine Award was presented to “Hymn,” a tribute

to the wisdom and community of an urban black church, first

published in The Atlantic Monthly

"Neon Effects," Hiestand's essay on the automobile and the American sublime, "Neon Effects," received the Pushcart Prize, and was selected

for Best Essays from a Quarter Century of the Pushcart Prize

"Zip A Dee Doo Dah," on bluejays and bricoleurs, was selected for
Nature Writing: The Tradition in English, a definitive collection published

by W.W. Norton & Company

"On Nothing," appears in Best American Poetry, published by Charles Scribner's Sons











Left: Loading dock at Ellis the Rim Man

Above: Athena, by Camille Claudel, Musée Rodin

Photographs ©2005 Emily Hiestand