Awards & Winners

2003 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 2003 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 2003 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2003 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Shirley Hazzard

Honored for : The Great Fire

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Shirley Hazzard The Great Fire
T. Coraghessan Boyle Drop City
Edward P. Jones The Known World
Scott Spencer A Ship Made of Paper
Marianne Wiggins Evidence of Things Unseen
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Polly Horvath

Honored for : The Canning Season

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Polly Horvath The Canning Season
Paul Fleischman Breakout
Jim Murphy An American Plague
Richard Peck The River Between Us
Jacqueline Woodson Locomotion
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Carlos Eire

Honored for : Waiting for Snow in Havana

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Carlos Eire Waiting for Snow in Havana
Anne Applebaum Gulag: A History
George Howe Colt The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
John D'Emilio Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin
Erik Larson The Devil in the White City
National Book Award for Poetry

C. K. Williams

Honored for : The Singing

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Nominee Nominated Work
C. K. Williams The Singing
Carol Muske-Dukes Sparrow
Charles Simic The Voice at 3:00 A.M
Louis Simpson The owner of the house
Kevin Young Jelly Roll