The National Book Foundation has decided to reveal its first longlists for the National book Awards exclusively at The Daily Beast.
Following the staggered announcements, the finalists will be announced on October 16th and the winners will be revealed at the annual ceremony in New York on November 20th. Here’s more from the release:
The categories consist of ten books each from the genres of Young People’s Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction selected by a panel of expert judges. On Monday, September 16th at 9 a.m., (EDT), the Longlist for Young People’s Literature will be revealed exclusively at thedailybeast.com, followed by the Longlist for Poetry on Tuesday, September 17th at 9 a.m., the Longlist for Nonfiction on September 18th, and finally, the Longlist for Fiction on September 19th.