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Submissions Open for the 2020 National Book Awards

Submissions Open for the 2020 National Book Awards

We are now accepting entries for the 2018 National Book Awards. Deadline for submission is May 16 (midnight, PT). No late submissions will be accepted

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The Foundation Announces 2020 Spring Season of NBF Presents

The Foundation Announces 2020 Spring Season of NBF Presents

National Book Awards authors to appear at 19 events in 13 states in the new year. The National Book Foundation announced its spring NBF Presents lineu

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The National Book Foundation Elects Three New Board Members

The National Book Foundation Elects Three New Board Members

James Daunt, Chief Executive Officer, Barnes & Noble, Inc., Kimball Hastings, Vice President of Global Communications, Ralph Lauren, and Amandeep

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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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