National Book Foundation – 2018

Once again, the Fair, in partnership with the National Book Foundation and with the generous support of The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, welcomes the 2018 Long List, Finalists, and Winners of the prestigious National Book Foundation’s National Book Awards in all categories.

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Past Events

November 2018

Friday, November 16 @ 10:00 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

National Book Foundation Presents the Teen Press Conference

High school students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools play the role of reporters as they direct questions to Nominees for the 2018 National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. Students participating as citizen journalists have been pre-selected. This session is open to those who would like to watch the event in action! Featured Authors: BRYAN BLISS, We’ll Fly Away, JOY MCCULLOUGH, Blood Water Paint, VESPER STAMPER, What the Night Sings, and EUGENE YELCHIN, The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge.…

Friday, November 16 @ 6:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With the National Book Awards Winners and Finalists

Book Fair, in partnership with the National Book Foundation and with the generous support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, welcomes the Finalists and Winners of the prestigious National Book Foundation’s National Book Awards. Previous winners of the Award—including William Carlos Williams, Joyce Carol Oates, and William Faulkner—comprise a who’s who of American literature. Following the awards ceremony in New York City, at which the winners will be announced, Winners and Finalists in the categories of fiction, nonfiction,…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Fiction

Celebrate the 2018 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Fiction, in recognition of some of the most outstanding works of fiction published in the U.S. this year. Moderated by Ellen Book. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Poetry

Celebrate the 2018 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Poetry, in recognition of some of the most outstanding poetry collections published in the U.S. this year. Moderated by Denise Duhamel.  Sponsored by

Saturday, November 17 @ 1:30 pm
MDC Live Arts Lab
300 N.E. Second Avenue (Bldg. 1, 1st floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Young People’s Literature

Celebrate the 2018 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Young People’s Literature, in recognition of some of the most outstanding middle-grade and young adult books published in the U.S. this year. Moderated by Rita Mayer. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Nonfiction

Celebrate the 2018 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Nonfiction, in recognition of some of the most outstanding works of nonfiction published in the U.S. this year. Moderated by Fernand Amandi. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 17 @ 5:00 pm
Room 8203 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Translated Literature

Celebrate the 2018 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Translated Literature, in recognition of some of the most outstanding works of translated literature published in the U.S. this year. Moderated by Marci Vogel. Sponsored by

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