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Applications are now open for the 2020 Innovations in Reading Prize

Applications are now open for the 2020 Innovations in Reading Prize

Applications for the 2020 Innovations in Reading Prize are now open. Applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on February 13, 2020. There are two steps an

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It’s time for our annual Season’s Readings campaign!

It’s time for our annual Season’s Readings campaign!

As we head into the winter months, one of the best ways to stay warm is to curl up with a good book — and you can help make sure more people can sha

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Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

The National Book Awards Teen Press Conference brings the excitement of the most prestigious literary award in the country to New York City’s middle

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Jeremy O. Harris to Host 2019 5 Under 35 Celebration

Jeremy O. Harris to Host 2019 5 Under 35 Celebration

The National Book Foundation announced Jeremy O. Harris, writer, and performer, and acclaimed playwright of Slave Play, now at Broadway’s Golde

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National Book Foundation Announces Fall Season of NBF Presents

National Book Foundation Announces Fall Season of NBF Presents

National Book Awards authors to appear at twelve events in nine states as NBF Presents enters second year The National Book Foundation announced its f

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The 2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The 2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The twenty-five Finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature (Y

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The NBF Announces the 2019-2020 Literature for Justice Program Titles

The NBF Announces the 2019-2020 Literature for Justice Program Titles

In the second year of the Art For Justice–funded program, five new titles—all authored by women—are selected to continue the Foundation’s work

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LeVar Burton, Actor and Education Advocate, to Host 70th National Book Awards

LeVar Burton, Actor and Education Advocate, to Host 70th National Book Awards

The acclaimed actor, producer, and television veteran to serve as master of ceremonies for the 2019 National Book Awards The National Book Foundation

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National Book Foundation Announces its 2019 5 Under 35 Honorees

National Book Foundation Announces its 2019 5 Under 35 Honorees

The National Book Foundation announced its annual 5 Under 35 honorees, a selection of five fiction writers under the age of 35 whose debut work promis

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