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NBCC Finalists’ Reading: March 11th, 2015

NBCC Awards Ceremony and Reception: March 12th, 2015

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NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading

NBCC 2013 Awards Ceremony

NBCC Finalists Interviewed at The New School

Video: New Literary Journals

Video: The VIDA Count and Gender Bias in Book Reviewing

Podcast: What Is Criticism? NBCC Winners and Finalists at AWP

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From the Critical Mass blog

30 Books in 30 Days 2014: Steven G. Kellman on Ezra Greenspan’s ‘William Wells Brown’

In the weeks leading up to the March 12 announcement of the 2014 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board

30 Books in 30 Days 2014: Rigoberto Gonz├ílez on Saeed Jones’ ‘Prelude to Bruise’

In the weeks leading up to the March 12 announcement of the 2014 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS; Sandrof Award to Toni Morrison

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE ANNOUNCES ITS FINALISTS FOR PUBLISHING YEAR 2014 Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award is given to Toni Morrison New

Happy Martin Luther King Day!

The roundup will return on Monday, January 26. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2014 NBCC finalists tomorrow, January 20.
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