Please nominate now for the 2016 Jane Geske Award. The deadline is August 15, 2016. Nominations received after the deadline will
be considered for the 2017 Jane Geske Award. Organizations are welcome to nominate themselves.
To submit a nomination please use the Jane Geske Award Nomination Form
The Nebraska Center for the Book annually presents this award to an organization, business, library, school, association, or other group that has made an exceptional contribution to literacy, books, reading, libraries, or Nebraska literature. More...
Please nominate now for the 2016 Mildred Bennett Award. The deadline is August 15, 2016. Nominations
received after the deadline will be considered for the 2017 Mildred Bennett Award. Individuals are welcome
to nominate themselves.
To submit a nomination please use the Mildred Bennett Award Nomination Form
This award is given to an individual who provides leadership and service in the promotion of Nebraska literature. More...
The entry fee is $40 per book and per category entered. Enter by sending the entry form [pdf], three copies of the book, and the entry fee to:
NCB Book Awards Competition
c/o Nebraska Library Commission
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508-2023
The Nebraska Book Awards program, sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB), recognizes and honors books that are written by Nebraska authors, published by Nebraska publishers, set in Nebraska or concerning Nebraska. More...
Please note: The Awards competition opens in March each year and entries are due by June 30 each year. Books published in 2015, as indicated by the copyright date, will be eligible for nomination in 2016.
Nominations for the 2016 Awards for books published in 2015 will be accepted in March 2016. Books published in 2015, as indicated by the copyright date, will be eligible for nomination. They must be professionally published, have an International Standard Book Number (ISBN), and be bound. Books may be entered in one or more of the following categories: Nonfiction, Fiction, Children/Young Adult, Cover/Design/Illustration, Anthology, and Poetry. Certificates will be awarded to the winners in each category.
Locate outstanding state, national and international book award winners and nominees. More...