National Book Award

Key facts

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Prize money: $10,000

Key dates

Longlist announced: 12/09/2017
Shortlist announced: 04/10/2017
Winner(s) announced: 15/11/2017

The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.