The Massachusetts Book Awards

The Massachusetts Book Awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by Commonwealth residents or about Massachusetts subjects.

For more information see: The Massachusetts Center for the Book website

2017 Award Winners


Mercury

Margot Livesey | 2017 Fiction

Past Award Winners





Brothers 

George Howe Colt | 2013 Nonfiction

Place

Jorie Graham | 2013 Poetry



World and Town

Gish Jen |  2011 Fiction

First Family

Joseph J Ellis | 2011 Nonfiction


Woodsburner

John Pipkin | 2010 Fiction




Mayflower

Nathaniel Philbrick | 2007 Nonfiction

Averno

Louise Glück | 2007 Poetry



Project X

Jim Shepard | 2005 Fiction



Sea Room

Norman Gautreau | 2003 Fiction

Never

Jorie Graham | 2003 Poetry


Mystic River

Dennis Lehane | 2002 Fiction


Award Winners