NBCC News

May, 2018

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 »

February, 2018

APPLICATIONS FOR NBCC EMERGING CRITICS FELLOWSHIP NOW OPEN

by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-20-2018

The National Book Critics Circle is seeking applications for the 2017-2018 Emerging Critics Fellowship. The fellowship seeks to identify, nurture, and...read »

January, 2018

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2017 AWARDS

by admin | Jan-21-2018

Contact: Beth Parker, Beth Parker PR, Beth@bethparkerpr.com, 914-629-9205 Kate Tuttle, NBCC President, kate.tuttle@gmail.com   NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS...read »

NBCC Board Election Results

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-05-2018

This year's election results are in, with eight candidates elected to the eight open seats on the National Book Critics Circle board. Welcome to the newly...read »

December, 2017

Announcing the finalists for the #NBCCLeonard award

by Daniel Akst | Dec-07-2017

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2017 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here’s this year’s superb list:   What It Means When a...read »

Reminder: Time to Run for the NBCC Board

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-01-2017

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2018. Board members serve three-year...read »

November, 2017

Reminder: Balakian Award Submissions Due December 17

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-19-2017

The NBCC awards the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing each year to recognize outstanding work by a member of the NBCC. Since 2012, the...read »

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