The National Book Awards Fiction 10-title longlist has been announced, including works of genre interest:
There were 415 books submitted for the 2021 Fiction category. The judges are Alan Michael Parker, Emily Pullen, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Luis Alberto Urrea (chair), and Charles Yu.
Five finalists will be announced October 5, 2021, and winners on November 17, 2021. Each finalist will receive a $1,000 prize, a medal, and a judge’s citation, and each of the category winners will receive $10,000 and a bronze sculpture.
For more information, including the complete list of titles, see the National Book Foundation site.
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