News

Submissions Open for the 2019 National Book Awards

Submissions Open for the 2019 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

Read more >

News

National Book Foundation Announces Spring Season of NBF Presents

National Book Foundation Announces Spring Season of NBF Presents

More than 30 acclaimed authors will appear across the nation as part of the second season of NBF Presents

Read more >

News

Natasha Lyonne to Host 2018 5 Under 35 Celebration

Natasha Lyonne to Host 2018 5 Under 35 Celebration

The National Book Foundation announced that Nick Offerman, acclaimed actor and bestselling author, will host the 69th National Book Awards on November

Read more >

News

Nick Offerman to Host 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony

Nick Offerman to Host 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony

The National Book Foundation announced that Nick Offerman, acclaimed actor and bestselling author, will host the 69th National Book Awards on November

Read more >

News

The 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The 2018 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

Read more >

News

NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Acclaimed Author Isabel Allende

NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Acclaimed Author Isabel Allende

One of literature’s most prestigious honors, the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters recognizes individuals who have made an ex

Read more >

News

NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Doron Weber

NBF to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Doron Weber

The V.P. and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to be honored at the 2018 National Book Awards for his expansive work connecting liter

Read more >

News

Announcing the Fall Season of NBF Presents!

Announcing the Fall Season of NBF Presents!

The National Book Foundation today announced its fall NBF Presents lineup of over a dozen events to come between September and the end of the year, dr

Read more >

News

NBF Announces Inaugural Literature for Justice Program Titles

NBF Announces Inaugural Literature for Justice Program Titles

The National Book Foundation’s Literature for Justice program (LFJ) includes five contemporary titles that shed light on mass incarceration in t

Read more >

X