Click here for the official 2020 Book Awards Winners press release. 

The 2020 Book Awards Salon and Presentation will be held virtually (via Zoom) on Thursday, September 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern time.

The Salon will be attended by winning authors, jurors and readers and is open to all members and guests.  An Awards Presentation for the four winning authors will be followed by a lively panel question-and-answer session emceed by NES Board Member Matthew Rimi von Barton.

This event honors the authors and literary works that express and exemplify the spirit and culture of New England. The NES Book Awards are typically presented in Fiction, Nonfiction, Art & Photography and Specialty Title categories.

Click here for a complete list of the 2020 Book Awards Finalists.

Learn more about the Fiction, Nonfiction: Biography/Memoir, Historical Nonfiction, and Art and Photography winners below.