Submissions for Palestine Book Awards 2021 now closed

01 June 2021

We are very pleased to announce that we have had another successful year with over 40 books submitted for consideration for the Palestine Book Awards 2020.

We wish all authors and publishers the very best of luck with their entries. The seven judges will announce the books they have shortlisted for the Awards in the coming weeks, please keep an eye on the PBA website for more details.

The winners will be announced during a ceremony in London in November.

No more nominations are being accepted for this year’s Awards and anyone wishing to submit a new publication is requested to wait until entries open for the Palestine Book Awards 2022 early next year. We will then be accepting entries of books released between June 2021 and May 2022 on the subject of Palestine.

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • 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
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948