National Book Critics Circle Award Winners C.D. Wright, Jennifer Egan,Clare Cavanagh

By Jane Ciabattari

Onstage to accept awards at the National Book Critics Circle’s March 10 ceremony were C.D. Wright, in poetry, for One with Others: [a little book of her days] (Copper Canyon), reviewed here by NBCC board member Craig Morgan Teicher; Jennifer Egan, in fiction, for A Visit from the Goon Squad (Knopf), reviewed here by NBCC board member Colette Bancroft,  and Clare Cavanagh in criticism, for Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West (Yale University Press), reviewed by NBCC board member Stephen Burt. Complete “31 Books in 31 Days” series here.

Photos by Miriam Berkley