The winners for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Awards have been announced! Awards from all nine categories were presented at the 29th annual Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony on April8, 2017.
The annual Book Artist Award recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of artistic work as well as significant contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community. Read more about current and past award recipients.
The Kay Sexton Award is presented annually to an individual or organization in recognition of long-standing dedication and outstanding work in fostering books, reading and literary activity in Minnesota. Read more about the current and past honorees.
The Hognander Minnesota History Award recognizes the author of the most outstanding scholarly work related to Minnesota history published during the preceding two years. The award, funded by the Hognander Family Foundation, is presented every two years.
Since 1988, The Friends, through the Minnesota Book Awards, has striven to showcase the tremendous literary talent and output of writers, illustrators and book artists in our state.