2018

winners

Discover winners by category:

WINNER

The Friend

Sigrid Nunez

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

FINALISTS

A Lucky Man

Jamel Brinkley

Graywolf Press More about this book >

Florida

Lauren Groff

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Where the Dead Sit Talking

Brandon Hobson

Soho Press More about this book >

The Great Believers

Rebecca Makkai

Viking Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

LONGLIST

Gun Love

Jennifer Clement

Hogarth / Penguin Random House More about this book >

The Boatbuilder

Daniel Gumbiner

McSweeney’s More about this book >

An American Marriage

Tayari Jones

Algonquin Books / Workman Publishing More about this book >

There There

Tommy Orange

Alfred A. Knopf / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Heads of the Colored People

Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Atria Books / 37 INK / Simon & Schuster More about this book >

Judges
Chris Bachelder
Chris Bachelder
Laila Lalami
Laila Lalami
Chair
Min Jin Lee
Min Jin Lee
Laurie Muchnick
Laurie Muchnick
Chinelo Okparanta
Chinelo Okparanta
Media


Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony


Author of The Friend Sigrid Nunez accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction


Author of The New Negro Jeffrey C. Stewart accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction


Author of Indecency Justin Phillip Reed accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry


Monique Truong (on behalf of Yoko Tawada) and Margaret Mitsutani accept the 2018 National Book Award for Translated Literature


Author of The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

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The Finalists Announced for the 2018 National Book Awards

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