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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

NBCC Awards Ceremony

Wildbound Live

In partnership with the New School Creative Writing program and others, and produced by Wildbound Live. View the programs for the readings of finalists and the awards ceremony, and watch the show here.

Hamnet: A Virtual Afternoon with Maggie O’Farrell and Colette Bancroft

NBCC Vice President/Secretary Colette Bancroft will be in conversation with Maggie O'Farrell about her novel Hamnet, which won the NBCC Fiction award, at a virtual event sponsored by Books & Books on Sunday, June 13, at 1:00 pm Eastern. You can register for this free event here.

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