2021 National Jewish Book Award Winners

The Jewish Book Council has announced the 2021 National Jewish Book Award winners. The awards “rec­og­nize out­stand­ing works of Jew­ish lit­er­a­ture” and include several authors of genre interest. Joshua Cohen won the JJ Greenberg Memorial Award for Fiction for The Netanyahus, and Helen Wecker won The Miller Family Book Club Award in Mem­o­ry of Helen Dunn Wein­stein and June Keit Miller for The Hid­den Palace. Gordon Korman won the Middle Grade Literature Award for Linked.

There were also finalists of genre interest. David Grossman, author of More Than I Love My Life was a finalist for the JJ Greenberg Memorial Award. Aden Polydoros, author of The City Beautiful, and Liz Kessler, author of When the World Was Ours, were both finalists for the Young Adult Literature Award.

The winners will be honored April 6, 2022 during a virtual ceremony. For the full list of finalist and winners, see the announcement here.

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