July 9: REALM (Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines)
The REALM program publicly recognizes excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers.
July 15: NCTE Affiliate Excellence Award
Established in 1997, this award is given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliates that meet standards of excellence to which all affiliates should aspire.
July 15: CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award
The Advancement of Knowledge Award is presented annually for the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances writing studies.
July 15: CCCC Research Impact Award
The Research Impact Award is presented annually for the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances the mission of the organization or the needs of the profession.
August 1: CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship
The Lavender Rhetorics Award is presented annually to three works (one book, one article, and one dissertation) published within the past two years that best make queer interventions into the study of composition and rhetoric.