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42nd Annual Northern California Book Awards (SF Main Library)

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Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*

San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Event Details

The 42nd annual Northern California Book Awards recognize the best published works of 2022 by Northern California authors and California translators state-wide.

Presented by the Northern California Book Reviewers, Poetry Flash and San Francisco Public Library, with our community partners Mechanics’ Institute Library and Women’s National Book Association-San Francisco Chapter.

The Fred Cody Award for Lifetime Achievement and Service will be presented to a distinguished member of the Northern Californian literary community. The winning Northern California authors will speak and briefly present their books.

Eligible books are divided into categories: Fiction, General Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature (Younger Readers, Middle Grade, Young Adult). The California Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose will honor works of translation by translators based in California.

The Northern California Book Reviewers, editors and book reviewers, select the awards.

The award ceremony takes place from 2-4 p.m., followed by a book sale, signing and gathering.

Presented by San Francisco Public Library


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Cost: FREE*
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Literature
Venue: San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102