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The nomination period for the 2025 National Book Festival runs through January 31, 2025. Publishers must make nominations of books published in 2024 or forthcoming in 2025. Paperback versions of books may also be nominated if they were published in 2024 or will be published in 2025.
Authors should not submit book nominations. All nominations must be submitted by publishers or literary agents.
Note: The Library of Congress Legal Notices page explains how email is treated with regard to privacy.
Thank you! Your author nomination was successfully submitted. National Book Festival program staff will follow up if interested. Please do not send follow-up queries.
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