2020

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

DMZ Colony

Don Mee Choi 

Wave Books More about this book >

FINALISTS

A Treatise on Stars

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

New Directions More about this book >

Fantasia for the Man in Blue

Tommye Blount

Four Way Books More about this book >

Borderland Apocrypha

Anthony Cody

Omnidawn Publishing More about this book >

Postcolonial Love Poem

Natalie Diaz

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

The Galleons

Rick Barot

Milkweed Editions More about this book >

Travesty Generator

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

Noemi Press More about this book >

Obit

Victoria Chang

Copper Canyon Press More about this book >

Guillotine

Eduardo C. Corral 

Graywolf Press More about this book >

The Age of Phillis

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Wesleyan University Press More about this book >

Judges
Rigoberto González
Rigoberto González
John Hennessy
John Hennessy
Layli Long Soldier
Layli Long Soldier
Chair
Diana Khoi Nguyen
Diana Khoi Nguyen
Elizabeth Willis
Elizabeth Willis
Media

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2020 National Book Awards Ceremony Schedule


2020 National Book Awards Ballot

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