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NBCC at AWP19 The Future of Criticism: A Conversation with Established and Emerging Critics

Oregon Convention Center (Level 1) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland

In a moment of rapid change, noted emerging and established critics gather and ask: What is the purpose of criticism now? How do we speak? To whom? Who do we imagine our audience(s) to be, and how do we reach them? As modes and means of distributing information increase, what forms of criticism have use

AWP 2020 Everyone’s A Critic: Getting Started in Book Reviewing and Why You Should

With Marion Winik, Tess Taylor, Richard Santos, Claiborne Smith, and Gregg Barrios Whether you are just emerging from an MFA program or are an established writer and teacher, joining the national literary conversation by reviewing books can boost your career, build your sense of community, and even make you a little money. in this nuts

AWP2020 NBCC Featured Reading with Louise Erdrich and Alice McDermott

A reading and conversation with novelists Louise Erdrich (NBCC fiction awards for Love Medicine and LaRose, launching The Night Watchman) and Alice McDermott (NBCC fiction finalist for Someone and The Ninth Hour, National Book Award for Charming Billy). Moderated by former NBCC President Kate Tuttle. Introductions by former NBCC President Jane Ciabattari. Visit Booth 1455 to meet NBCC members and board members and

Tucson Festival of Books, the Art of Book Reviewing

Tucson Festival of Books, the Art of Book Reviewing. Some writers wear many hats. Hear from authors who also work as editors, reviewers, and publishers. A panel discussion hosted by NBCC board member Mark Athitakis, with Gregory McNamee, Brandon Taylor, and Barbara VanDenburgh. Sunday, March 15, 10 a.m., University of Tucson. UPDATE: This event has

NBCC Celebrates 2019 Awards & Announces 2020 Finalists

Wildbound Live

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

AWP: Edwidge Danticat and Sarah M. Broom on Finding Home

Two National Book Critics Circle award winning writers, Haitian-born Edwidge Danticat and New Orleanian native Sarah M. Broom, read from their work and engage in a conversation about finding home, their inspiration, research, evolving forms, the unique challenges of writing in these times, and the imaginative process that shapes their originality, what awards mean to