Suresh Canagarajah, the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor in Applied Linguistics, English and Asian Studies at Penn State, received the inaugural AAAL Best Book Award for his work Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations published by Routledge. The American Association for Applied Linguistics AAAL Best Book Award is to acknowledge a book that makes an exceptional contribution to a specific area of specialization or to the field as a whole within the discipline. Translingual Practice also won the 33rd Shaughnessy Award from the Modern Language Association and the 2014 BAAL Book Prize by the British Association for Applied Linguistics. More about the book on the departmental website. Book information at Routledge.