Applications are now open for the 2020 Innovations in Reading Prize

December 2019



Innovations in Reading logoApplications for the 2020 Innovations in Reading Prize are now open. Applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on February 13, 2020.

There are two steps and two distinct forms that must be completed as part of the application process; the links below lead to external sites.

STEP 1. APPLICATION REGISTRATION (administered via Google Forms)

This step allows the National Book Foundation staff to capture your contact information and other helpful information about the Applicant, and is not used in the review process.

STEP 2. APPLICATION NARRATIVE (administered via Submittable)

The information provided here is used by the panel of external reviewers to assess your application and make their selections.

* Please be sure you use the same Applicant Name in both forms.

Both forms must be submitted by the deadline of February 13 in order for your application to be complete.

If you have questions, please contact Jordan Smith at or call 212.685.0261.