2023

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

Blackouts

Justin Torres

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

FINALISTS

Chain-Gang All-Stars

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Pantheon Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Temple Folk

Aaliyah Bilal

Simon & Schuster More about this book >

This Other Eden

Paul Harding

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

The End of Drum-Time

Hanna Pylväinen

Henry Holt and Company / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

LONGLIST

Night Watch

Jayne Anne Phillips

Knopf / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Ponyboy

Eliot Duncan 

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

Loot

Tania James

Knopf / Penguin Random House More about this book >

A Council of Dolls

Mona Susan Power

Mariner Books / HarperCollins Publishers More about this book >

Holler, Child

LaToya Watkins

Tiny Reparations Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Judges
Steph Cha
Steph Cha
Calvin Crosby
Calvin Crosby
Silas House
Silas House
Mat Johnson
Mat Johnson
Chair
Helena María Viramontes
Helena María Viramontes
Media


2023 National Book Awards Ceremony - featuring LeVar Burton welcome and special guest Oprah Winfrey


2023 National Book Awards Ceremony - Oprah Winfrey


National Book Foundation Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Paul Yamazaki, 2023


National Book Foundation’s Board Chair David Steinberger at the 74th National Book Awards


National Book Foundation Presents 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award to Rita Dove


National Book Foundation – Falling in Love with Reading


National Book Foundation’s Executive Director Ruth Dickey at the 74th National Book Awards


Dan Santat accepts 2023 National Book Award for Young People’s Lit. for A First Time for Everything


Stenio Gardel, Bruna Dantas Lobato accept 2023 Nat Book Award(Trans. Lit). for The Words That Remain


Craig Santos Perez accepts 2023 National Book Award, Poetry for from unincorporated territory [åmot]


Ned Blackhawk accepts the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The Rediscovery of America


Justin Torres accepts the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction for Blackouts


Statement from 2023 National Book Award Finalists


74th Annual National Book Awards Ceremony - Full Event


2023 National Book Awards Ballot - full color


2023 National Book Awards Ballot - printer friendly

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