Publication Awards - National Council of Teachers of English

Book Awards

NCTE presents several awards each year to recognize outstanding books written for all levels. Select from the links below to learn more about each award.


CCCC Outstanding Book Award

Presented annually to the author(s) or editor(s) of a book published up to two years previously that makes an outstanding contribution to composition and rhetoric. Deadline May 1

CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Awards

Accepting nominations for outstanding books and articles in technical and scientific communication in six categories. Deadline June 1

NCTE David H. Russell Award

Recognizes published research in language, literature, rhetoric, teaching procedures, or cognitive processes that may sharpen the teaching or the content of English at any level.  Deadline March 1

NCTE Children’s Book Awards

Recognizing excellence in poetry, nonfiction, and fiction for children, these awards are given annually. Publishers, authors, and NCTE members are invited to submit nominations. Deadline October 15