32 MNBA Finalists Announced

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Preliminary round judges from all around the state met January 31 to select the finalists in each of the eight Book Awards categories. Winners will be announced at the Minnesota Book Awards Gala on Saturday, April 18 at the Union Depot in St. Paul. The eight categories and the selection of titles cover a wide range of reading interests and genres.

  • Children’s Literature
  • General Nonfiction
  • Genre Fiction
  • Memoir & Creative Nonfiction
  • Minnesota
  • Novel & Short Story
  • Poetry
  • Young People’s Literature

SELCO will purchase copies of each of the 32 titles selected as finalists, as well as eBook copies (if available) to supplement reading interests around the region.