the poetry list
September 16, 2016
The judges (Mark Bibbins, Jericho Brown, Katie Ford, Joy Harjo, Tree Swenson) have made their longlist selections for the National Book Awards in Poetry. You can see the list and learn more about the poets (and the judges) on the National Book Foundation website. The page also includes longlists for fiction, nonfiction and young people’s literature. The finalists will be announced on October 13, 2016, and the winners will be recognized at the National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner in New York on November 16.