Awards & Winners

1963 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1963 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1963 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1963 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

J. F. Powers

Honored for : Morte D'Urban

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Nominee Nominated Work
J. F. Powers Morte D'Urban
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov Pale Fire
Katherine Anne Porter Ship of Fools
Dawn Powell The Golden Spur
Clancy Sigal Going away
John Updike Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Leon Edel

Honored for : Henry James, Vol. II: The Conquest of London, Henry James, Vol. III: The Middle Years

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Nominee Nominated Work
Leon Edel Henry James, Vol. II: The Conquest of London","Henry James, Vol. III: The Middle Years
Rachel Carson Silent Spring
Arthur Gelb O'Neill
Barbara Gelb O'Neill
Alfred Kazin Contemporaries, from the 19th Century to the Present
Frederic Morton The Rothschilds
Ernest Simmons Chekhov
Page Smith John Adams
Barbara W. Tuchman The Guns of August
Edmund Wilson Patriotic Gore
National Book Award for Poetry

William Stafford

Honored for : Traveling Through the Dark

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Nominee Nominated Work
William Stafford Traveling Through the Dark
Robert Creeley For love
Donald F. Drummond The Drawbridge
Robert Frost In the Clearing
Kenneth Koch Thank you, and other poems
Howard Nemerov Next Room of the Dream
Winfield Townley Scott Collected poems, 1937-1962
Anne Sexton All My Pretty Ones
William Carlos Williams Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems