NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE CELEBRATE AMY TAN AND BEN FOUNTAIN AT AWP2014 SEATTLE FEBRUARY 28, 2014 3 PM
Hosted by Jane Ciabattari
3 PM to 4:15 PM
Ballroom ABC, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6
F246. A Reading and Conversation with Ben Fountain and Amy Tan, Sponsored by the National Book Critics Circle. Two National Book Critics Circle award-honored novelists, Ben Fountain and Amy Tan, read from their work and talk with NBCC Vice President/Online Jane Ciabattari about inspiration, research, readers, awards, the unique challenges of first novels, and the imaginative process that gives their work originality. Since 1974, the National Book Critics Circle awards have honored the best literature published in English. These are the only awards chosen by the critics themselves.