Click here for the official 2021 Book Awards Winners press release.

The 2021 Book Awards Salon and Presentation is currently planned for Tuesday, September 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., at The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South, New York) on beautiful Gramercy Park.  It is subject to being rescheduled based on COVID-19 developments.

The Salon is attended by winning authors, jurors and readers and is open to all members and guests. The event offers an opportunity to mingle with the authors and enjoy cocktails and a hearty selection of hors d'oeuvres at the historic National Arts Club, the beautiful Victorian Gothic former home of Samuel J. Tilden, followed by the Awards Presentation and 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 2021 Book Awards Finalists.

Learn more about the Fiction, Contemporary Nonfiction, Historical Nonfiction, Art and Photography, and Specialty winners below.