Winners & Finalists
State Finalists, State Winners, and Grand Prize Winners will be honored during a presentation at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival on September 24th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
The Library of Congress will notify State Finalists on or about August 29, 2016. The Library of Congress will notify State and Grand Prize winners on or about September 7, 2016.
Visit past winners page for lists of previous winners, video of past awards ceremonies, and previous winning essays.