2018

winners

Discover winners by category:

WINNER

Indecency

Justin Phillip Reed

Coffee House Press More about this book >

FINALISTS

Wobble

Rae Armantrout

Wesleyan University Press More about this book >

American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

Terrance Hayes

Penguin Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Ghost Of

Diana Khoi Nguyen

Omnidawn Publishing More about this book >

Eye Level

Jenny Xie

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

feeld

Jos Charles

Milkweed Editions More about this book >

Be With

Forrest Gander

New Directions More about this book >

Museum of the Americas

J. Michael Martinez

Penguin Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

lo terciario / the tertiary

Raquel Salas Rivera

Timeless, Infinite Light More about this book >

Monument: Poems New and Selected

Natasha Trethewey

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt More about this book >

Judges
Mary Jo Bang
Mary Jo Bang
Chair
Ken Chen
Ken Chen
Elise Paschen
Elise Paschen
Danez Smith
Danez Smith
Stephen Sparks
Stephen Sparks
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

AM to DM - 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Announced
The Finalists Announced for the 2018 National Book Awards

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