2023 National Outdoor Book Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 National Outdoor Book Awards. The program, which is in its 27th year, recognizes the work of outstanding writers and publishers of outdoor books.

Books may be nominated for awards in one of several categories including: History/Biography, Outdoor Literature, Outdoor Adventure Guides, Nature Guides, Children's Books, Design/Artistic Merit, Nature and the Environment, Natural History Literature, Outdoor Classics, and Journeys.  Additionally, a special award, the Outdoor Classic Award, is given annually to books which over a period of time have proven to be exceptionally valuable works in the outdoor field.

To be eligible for the 2023 National Outdoor Book Awards, nominated books must have been released (date of first shipment of books) after June 1, 2022 and before September 1, 2023.  Books nominated for the Classic Award must have been copyrighted prior to 2011 and still be in print.

Information on eligibility requirements and entry forms are available at the National Outdoor Book Awards web site (http://www.noba-web.org).

The deadline for entries is August 17, 2023.