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Labor and Literary Criticism: A Panel Discussion


Please join critics E. Tammy Kim (The New Yorker), Nora Caplan-Bricker (Jewish Currents), Zoe Hu (Bookforum, Dissent) and Jennifer Wilson (The New York Times) for a conversation about labor, class, and how they impact the work of book reviewing. NBCC board member Adam Dalva will lead the discussion, asking these critics about some of their

What Makes a Critic?

Residence Inn Berkeley - Ballroom 2 2121 Center St, Berkeley

Much has changed in the world of letters since 1890, when Oscar Wilde famously wrote that “the critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” These days, when Goodreads reviews and social media takedowns outnumber dwindling book review publications and shrinking newspaper book pages, what role does professional criticism still

NBCC Awards

The New School Auditorium 66 West 12th St, New York

After three years of virtual awards ceremonies, the National Book Critics Circle will return to the New School for an in-person awards ceremony on March 23, 2023, followed by a reception sponsored by International Literary Properties. We're so excited to join together and celebrate once again! First, on March 22, we will hold a virtual