NBCC News

November, 2018

Run for the NBCC Board: Deadline for Candidate Statements December 7

by Admin | Nov-21-2018

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2019. Board members serve three-year...read »

October, 2018

Calling NBCC Members: Join the John Leonard Award committee

by Gregg Barrios | Oct-23-2018

It's that time of year again: time to talk about the John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member...read »

August, 2018

SAVE THE DATE:NBCC’s Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event: Is the Poet the New Public Intellectual?

by Jane Ciabattari | Aug-02-2018

                  Coming up in September, the National Book Critics Circle's latest Bookend Event for the Brooklyn Book Festival. September 14...read »

June, 2018

NBCC/Zyzzyva Cocktail Party June 28

by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-09-2018

Please join us for the eighth annual National Book Critics Circle/Zyzzyva cocktail party, hosted by NBCC VP/Online and former President Jane Ciabattari and...read »

NBCC at Book Expo America: Julia M. Klein on the Crisis in Book Reviewing

by Julia M. Klein | Jun-07-2018

NBCC member Julia M. Klein’s talk for a Book Expo America panel on May 30 on “The Crisis in Book Reviewing: Disappearing Space, Disappearing Pay." (Below,...read »

May, 2018

Join the NBCC to Celebrate Books: A Call for New and Renewing Members

by Anjali Enjeti | May-03-2018

Criticism has never been a more vital and necessary force than it is today. And since its founding in April of 1974, the National Book Critics Circle has...read »

NBCC at the Bay Area Book Festival

by admin | May-01-2018

National Book Critics Circle members pop up at book festivals and events all over the country. Most recently, on a 10 a.m. panel at the Bay Area Book Festival...read »

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