Criticism & Features


New School Writing Students Interview NBCC Finalists in Autobiography





In conjunction with the National Book Critics Circle, students of The New School Graduate Writing Program interview the 2012 honorees for the NBCC Awards. The interviews are hosted by American Vanguard, a publishing imprint of the New School Writing Program.

Click below for interviews with the finalists in autobigraphy:

Reyna Grande, author of The Distance Between Us, interviewed by Alex Bennett.

Maureen N. McLane, author of My Poets, interviewed by Meredith Russo.

Anthony Shadid, author of House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Discussed by Anna Fridlis.

Leanne Shapton, author of Swimming Studies, interviewed by Larissa Zimberoff.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, author of In the House of the Interpreter, interviewed by Hal Walling.