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2019 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature

The ten contenders for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature The National Book Foundation announced the Longlist for … Contin

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NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Pioneering Writer Edmund White

Writer and filmmaker John Waters to present Medal to White The National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards, … Continue read

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NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Oren J. Teicher

The CEO of the American Booksellers Association to be honored at the 2019 National Book Awards for his career championing … Continue reading "N

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“NBF Presents” Visits Libraries Across the Country

National Book Awards authors to appear at Book Rich Environments’ library partners for a summer reading series The National Book … Continue r

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In Third Year, Book Rich Environments to Reach One Million Free Books Distributed

In 39 sites across 22 states, the National Book Foundation’s Book Rich Environments program will surpass one million books donated … Continue

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National Book Foundation Awards $10,000 Innovations in Reading Prize to West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

The National Book Foundation recognizes WePAC and two honorable mentions with a total of $13,000 in prize money to support innovative literary work.

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Second year of “Notes from the Reading Life” series coming to NYC libraries

Second year of "Notes from the Reading Life" series coming to NYC libraries - The 2019 season will bring Brian Lehrer, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Sonia

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70th National Book Awards Judges Announced

We are now accepting entries for the 2018 National Book Awards. Deadline for submission is May 16 (midnight, PT). No late submissions will be accepted

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National Book Foundation Announces Spring Season of NBF Presents

More than 30 acclaimed authors will appear across the nation as part of the second season of NBF Presents

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