July, 2008

Wednesday Roundup

by admin | Jul-09-2008

Balakian award winner Sam Anderson on “a history of hooch”: “The popular history of a humdrum object—that faddish genre in which the most boring items on...read »

How We Pick Our Awards

by admin | Jul-09-2008

It can be feisty. It’s likely to be fascinating. It’s a lot of work. It’s all about committees. Not a sexy word—committees—but the NBCC board works through...read »

In Retrospect: Troy Jollimore on Don DeLillo’s “Libra”

by admin | Jul-08-2008

The following essay by NBCC poetry award winner Troy Jollimore, on Don DeLillo’s Libra, a finalist for the 1988 NBCC award in fiction, is part of the NBCC’s...read »

News from the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Book Editor

by admin | Jul-07-2008

NBCC member Karen Long, book editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, shares this news for reviewers: Dear Colleagues, For three years, it’s been my joy to...read »

Summer Reading: Jane Ciabattari

by admin | Jul-06-2008

After two years tethered to the Internet, due to a couple of big writing projects, I’m heading to upstate New York later this month to spend a week as fiction...read »


by admin | Jul-05-2008

Tongue & Groove, University of Illinois Press.Stephen Cramer’s first book of poetry, Shiva’s Drum, was selected for the National Poetry Series in 2004. His...read »


by admin | Jul-04-2008

It was a long, cold, wet spring, here in Seattle. Even the most stoic among us in the far northwest corner have taken to muttering about buying up distressed...read »

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