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2017 National Book Award Finalists

We’ve got the write stuff: FOUR Macmillan titles are shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards!

HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado

HALF-LIGHT: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart
WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier
DON’T CALL US DEAD: Poems by Danez Smith

Winners will be announced on November 15. #FingersCrossed!


The 2017 National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado has been longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in Fiction!

Finalists for all awards will be announced on October 4 and the winners will be announced on November 15.


NBA Poetry Longlist

Next up from the National Book Awards is the poetry longlist:

Frank Bidart, Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 
Layli Long Soldier, Whereas 
Danez Smith, Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems
Mai Der Vang, Afterland 

2016 National Book Awards Longlist

We’ve got five nominees on the 2016 National Book Awards longlist!

2016 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature
WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore

BESTIARY by Donika Kelly
LOOK by Solmaz Sharif
BLACKACRE by Monica Youn

WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell

The finalists will be announced on October 13 and the winners will be revealed at the National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on November 16.

Congratulations to the nominees!

2015 National Book Awards Longlist

We’ve got three nominees on the 2015 National Book Awards longlist!

PARADISE OF THE PACIFIC: Approaching Hawai’i by Susanna Moore (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
IF THE OCEANS WERE INK by Carla Power (Henry Holt)

HEAVEN by Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Finalists for the award will be announced on October 14 and the winners on November 18. Congratulations to all nominees!

2014 National Book Award nominees

High Five!

‘Scuse us while we celebrate: we’ve got TEN nominees on the 2014 National Book Awards longlist!

Longlist for Fiction
WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
LILA by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Longlist for Nonfiction
NO GOOD MEN AMONG THE LIVING: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt)
AGE OF AMBITION: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in New China by Evan Osnos (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Longlist for Poetry
FAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT by Louise Glück (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
SECOND CHILDHOOD by Fanny Howe (Graywolf Press)
THIS BLUE by Maureen N. McLane (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine (Graywolf Press)
THE ROAD TO EMMAUS by Spencer Reese (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

The 2013 National Book Award finalists!

Excuse us while we shout the good news from the rooftops, but we're so happy to have several finalists for the National Book Awards

THE UNWINDING: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

INCARNADINE by Mary Szybist

See the full list of nominees here
Free e-books of excerpts from the finalists are available on the NBA website. Click here to download your copy. Winners will be announced on November 20. Congratulations to all nominees!