Event starts Monday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m.
For the first time, the National Book Awards Teen Press Conference will be a wholly virtual experience!
Co-presented with Miami Book Fair and in partnership with 92nd Street Y, this year’s event will continue a decades-long tradition, bringing the excitement of the most prestigious literary award in the country to middle and high school students in New York City and Miami-Dade County.
Students from NYC and Miami are invited to participate in this free, virtual literary event that’s curated just for them, with access to exclusive videos, digital materials, a live Q&A with authors, and more.
2020 National Book Award Finalists in Young People’s Literature
King and the Dragonflies
VICTORIA JAMIESON & OMAR MOHAMED
When Stars Are Scattered
We Are Not Free
Every Body Looking
The Way Back
Hosted by JASON REYNOLDS
Additional activities featuring this year’s National Book Award honorees that are free and open to all students include:
Online Book Clubs: Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book clubs for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Click here for more info.
Student Writing Showcase: Miami Book Fair will be sharing student writing (related to this year’s National Book Award honorees) on its official blog. Students from NYC and South Florida are invited to submit their work. Click here for more info.