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The nomination period for the 2022 National Book Festival runs through December 1, 2021. Publishers must make nominations of books published in 2021 or forthcoming in 2022. Paperback versions of books may also be nominated if they were published in 2021 or will be published in 2022.

Authors should not submit book nominations, and self-published books cannot be considered. All nominations must be submitted by publishers or literary agents.

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