2017

winners

Discover winners by category:

WINNER

Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

Frank Bidart

Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

FINALISTS

The Book of Endings

Leslie Harrison

University of Akron Press More about this book >

In the Language of My Captor

Shane McCrae

Wesleyan University Press More about this book >

Don’t Call Us Dead

Danez Smith

Graywolf Press More about this book >

WHEREAS

Layli Long Soldier

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities

Chen Chen

BOA Editions, Ltd. More about this book >

Afterland

Mai Der Vang

Graywolf Press More about this book >

Magdalene

Marie Howe

W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Where Now: New and Selected Poems

Laura Kasischke

Copper Canyon Press More about this book >

Square Inch Hours

Sherod Santos

W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Judges
Nick Flynn
Nick Flynn
Jane Mead
Jane Mead
Gregory Pardlo
Gregory Pardlo
Richard Siken
Richard Siken
Monica Youn
Monica Youn
Chair
Media

Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)
Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)

Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)
Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)

Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)
Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)

Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)
Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)

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