The National Book Critics Circle has announced 30 finalists in six categories—autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, general nonfiction, and poetry—for the 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards, which recognizes books from the publishing year 2023.

In addition, finalists for the John Leonard Prize for Best First Book and Gregg Barrios Book in Translation Prize have been announced, along with the winners of the Nona Balakian Citation for a working book critic, the Toni Morrison award for an institution, the NBCC Service Award, and the Ivan Sandrof lifetime achievement award.