2022 National Book Awards Longlists
Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Awards are given for young people's literature, translation, poetry, nonfiction, and fiction.
Explore this year's longlists below.
Judges for the Translated Literature prize include translator Ann Goldstein, who has translated the work of Elena Ferrante and others.
Young People's Literature
The 2022 judges for the Young People's Literature award include Becky Albertalli, author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Lilliam Rivera, author of We Light Up the Sky, and Joseph Bruchac, author of Rez Dogs. Learn more at the National Book Award website.