2022 Connecticut Book Awards

We are gearing up for submissions to the 2022 Connecticut Book Awards. We expect start accepting for submissions by mid-February 2022 so please check back toward the beginning of February for more information.

In the meantime, you can see the 2021 Connecticut Book Awards right here! Support your favorite Connecticut authors, hear an audio clip or view a book trailer, and listen to acceptance speeches.

For a complete list of 2021 winners, please visit here.

For a complete list of 2021 finalists and winners, please visit here.

Books may be purchased via your favorite bookseller or R. J. Julia Booksellers. To download a complete list of books to print out, please click here.

Connecticut Grown Literature

Connecticut Center for the Book is the state affiliate of the national Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Our mission is to promote the written and spoken word throughout the state, and to foster a love of reading for the people of Connecticut.


The Asian Market Cookbook: Virtual Author Event with Vivian Aronson
January 24 @ 1:00 pm - January 24 @ 2:00 pm |
Meet the Author: Violet Lumani
January 27 @ 6:00 pm - January 27 @ 7:00 pm |
Food & Gender Author Series
January 27 @ 6:00 pm - January 27 @ 7:30 pm |
Popcorn & PJs: Virtual Family Storytime
January 28 @ 7:00 pm - January 28 @ 8:00 pm | Virtual
Immortal Valor: Virtual Author Event with Robert Child
February 4 @ 2:00 pm - February 4 @ 3:00 pm |
An Evening with Author Martha Hall Kelly
February 8 @ 7:00 pm - February 8 @ 8:30 pm | Simsbury Public Library
Book Voyagers
February 10 @ 6:00 pm - February 10 @ 7:00 pm |
Submarine Force Library and Museum: Marc Wortman Author Talk
February 16 @ 5:00 pm - February 16 @ 8:00 pm | Submarine Force Library and Museum

Book Voyagers

Promoting the joy of reading and encourage families to create literature-rich home environments.

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