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

  • 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