2023 is Palestine Book Awards’ most successful year

15 May 2023

In what has become the Palestine Book Awards’ most successful year, more than 55 books have been submitted for consideration for this year’s prestigious honours.

Now in its twelfth year, the Palestine Book Awards is continuing to grow and attract new and established talent who are all vying to win an accolade. 

Seven judges will now read the entries and select the shortlist of books before the winners are announced in November.

Keep an eye on the PBA website for more details and for details of which books have been shortlisted.

No more nominations are being accepted for the 2023 Awards and anyone wishing to submit a new publication is requested to wait until entries open for the Palestine Book Awards 2024 early next year. We will then be accepting entries of books released in English between June 2023 and May 2024 on the subject of Palestine.

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • They Called Me a Lioness: A Palestinian Girl's Fight for Freedom
  • I Sing From the Window of Exile
  • Imagining Palestine: Cultures of Exile and National Identity
  • Transnational Palestine: Migration and the Right of Return before 1948
  • Among the Almond Trees: A Palestinian Memoir
  • Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza
  • Tolerance Is a Wasteland: Palestine and the Culture of Denial
  • Reclaiming Humanity in Palestinian Hunger Strikes : Revolutionary Subjectivity and Decolonizing the Body
  • Psychoanalysis under occupation: practicing resistance in Palestine
  • Power born of dreams: my story is palestine
  • Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organization
  • Sambac Beneath Unlikely Skies
  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not