How You Can Support Our Work

Now, more than ever, our culture needs critical voices, and we need your help. Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle supports and encourages the art and craft of literary criticism. Your donation will support our Awards and Fellowships fund, our Emerging Critics Fellowships, our member services, and continuing outreach to aspiring and working book reviewers across the nation. All donors receive our weekly newsletter, Critical Notes. The National Book Critics Circle is a 501c(3) nonprofit.

One-Time Donation

To make a contribution by credit card, please enter an amount and click "Donate." You may also send a check made out to the National Book Critics Circle to our treasurer: Marion Winik, 4600 Keswick Rd., Baltimore, MD 21210

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Become an Annual Donor

Annual Donors are the bedrock of everything we do. Donors at all levels receive our weekly newsletter, Critical Notes, access to our membership directory and editors database, and discounted tickets to our paid events. At the Sustainer level, donors are recognized by name on this page (see below) unless you prefer not be listed.

With Gratitude to Our Generous Supporters

Platinum - $5000+

Amazon Literary Partnerships
Gregg Barrios

Gold - $1000+

Edward Giuliano
Claiborne Smith
Elizabeth Taylor
Lori Feathers
Jennifer Egan

Annual Sustainers

Andy Hunter
Carissa Mina
Dan Sheehan/Bookmarks
Jeff Shotts
Katie Freeman
Lauri del Commune
Michael Taeckens
Nan Graham
Sarah Burnes
Suzanne Williams
Whitney Peeling

Silver - $500+

Gregory Sarris
Stephanie Cha
Victoria Chang
Tony Bukoski
Jordan Smith
Andy Hunter
Lisa Von Drasek

Please note that donations are not accepted from authors in the calendar year that they publish a new book. Annual donors should notify the treasurer or VP Membership should this situation arise.