2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals Longlist

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the longlist for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence for “the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year.” Numerous titles and authors of genre interest appear on the fiction list.


The shortlists will be announced on October 24, 2018 and the two medal winners will be announced on January 27, 2019 at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs) event during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle WA. Winners receive $5,000 and a medal. Judges for 2019 are Annie Bostrom (chair), Craig Clark, Sherri Gallentine, Marlene Harris, Susan Maguire, Kathy Sexton, and Sarah Barbara Watstein.

For more information, including the entire longlist, see the ALA website.

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