Criticism & Features


New School Writing Students Interview NBCC Finalists in Criticism





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 criticism candidates.

Paul Elie, author of Reinventing Bach, interviewed by James Suffern.

Daniel Mendelsohn, author of Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, interviewed by Katie Peyton.

Mary Ruefle, author of Madness, Rack, and Honey, interviewed by Anna Carrington Alvarez.

Marina Warner, author of Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights, interviewed by Samuel Steiner.

Kevin Young, author of The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness, interviewed by Liz Axelrod.