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NBCC Celebrates 2019 Awards & Announces 2020 Finalists

January 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

On January 24, the National Book Critics Circle held its first ever virtual awards ceremony, honoring the 2019 award winners. Directly after the ceremony, committee chairs announced the finalists for publishing year 2020.

The event was produced by Wildbound Live. Stream it now via Crowdcast.

Co-sponsored by The New School Creative Writing Program.

Produced by Wildbound and Jane Ciabattari

Filming by David Varno, Kate Belew, Megan Labrise

Additional graphics by Shannon McKenna

With support from

Amazon Literary Partnership 2020 grant

With collaboration from

Luis Jaramillo and Lori Lynn Turner, The New School Creative Writing Program

Cherilyn Parsons and Scott Gelfand, Bay Area Book Festival

Karen Long, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Boston Book Festival

Brooklyn Book Festival

Steve Wasserman, Heyday Books

Kentucky Book Festival

Twin Cities Book Festival

Virginia Festival for the Book

With special thanks to Fantastic Negrito, two-time Grammy award winner, for permission to use  “I’m So Happy I Cry” from his 2020 Grammy-nominated album, Have You Lost Your Mind Yet.

Credits:  “I’m So Happy I Cry” (Featuring Tarriona “Tank” Ball from Tank & The Bangas)

Music and Lyrics written by Fantastic Negrito – verse written by Tank. Songwriter and Producer,Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals and Background Vocals (with Tarriona “Tank” Ball), Percussion,  Xavier Dphrepaulezz. Lead guitar Masa Kohama. Bass guitar, Cornelius Mims. Hammond B3 organ, Lionel Holoman Jr.Recorded at Blackball Universe.

Photo credits: Marisol Diaz, John Midgley, Beowulf Sheehan



January 24, 2021
7:00 pm


Wildbound Live