Submissions Open for the 2018 National Book Awards

March 2018



Twenty-five judges in five categories will review all titles submitted for the 69th National Book Awards

The National Book Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2018 National Book Awards. Full guidelines for submission, including details for the new National Book Award for Translated Literature, are now available.

We are also pleased to announce all 25 of this year’s judges. This year’s judges include writers, booksellers, academics, editors, critics, and translators from across the country.