2019

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

Sight Lines

Arthur Sze

Copper Canyon Press More about this book >

FINALISTS

The Tradition

Jericho Brown

Copper Canyon Press More about this book >

“I”: New and Selected Poems

Toi Derricotte

University of Pittsburgh Press More about this book >

Deaf Republic

Ilya Kaminsky

Graywolf Press More about this book >

Be Recorder

Carmen Giménez Smith

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

Variations on Dawn and Dusk

Dan Beachy-Quick

Omnidawn Publishing More about this book >

Build Yourself a Boat

Camonghne Felix

Haymarket Books More about this book >

A Sand Book

Ariana Reines

Tin House Books More about this book >

Dunce

Mary Ruefle

Wave Books More about this book >

Doomstead Days

Brian Teare

Nightboat Books More about this book >

Judges
Jos Charles
Jos Charles
John Evans
John Evans
Vievee Francis
Vievee Francis
Cathy Park Hong
Cathy Park Hong
Mark Wunderlich
Mark Wunderlich
Chair
Media


Susan Choi accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction for Trust Exercise


Sarah M. Broom accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The Yellow House


Arthur Sze accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry for Sight Lines


László Krasznahorkai accepts 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature


Edmund White receives the 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters


Martin W. Sandler accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature


Oren Teicher accepts the 2019 Literarian Award at the National Book Awards Ceremony


2019 National Book Awards Ballot

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