August, 2008

Thinking About New Orleans: Tom Piazza’s Katrina Novel

by Jane Ciabattari | Aug-11-2008

It’s hard to judge how many writers have been displaced, dislocated and disoriented by Katrina and aftermath. I’ve been keeping track of some of them via our...read »

SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: JODY GLADDING

by admin | Aug-08-2008

Pierre Michon, Small Lives, Archipelago Books, 2008. Jody Gladding was the recipient of the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1993. Her translations include Jean...read »

8.8.08 Roundup

by admin | Aug-08-2008

NBCC board member David L. Ulin speaks about the annoying “embargo” question. NBCC member Donna Seaman finds Peter Ferry’s new novel, “Travel Writing,”...read »

A Summer Poem from Li-Young Lee

by admin | Aug-07-2008

I stopped by the Montgomery Place farmstand up the Hudson near Bard College yesterday to buy white peaches and Saturn peaches and zucchini blossoms still...read »

Roundup

by admin | Aug-03-2008

Several weeks back the Chicago Tribune book section, edited by NBCC board member Elizabeth Taylor, took a savvy appoach to inevitable change, soliciting...read »

SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: CLAIRE KAGEYAMA-RAMAKRISHNAN

by admin | Aug-02-2008

Shadow Mountain, Four Way Books, 2008.Claire Kageyama-Ramakrishnan was born in Santa Monica and raised in Los Angeles.  She received her B.A. in English from...read »

San Francisco State Poetry Center Award: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by admin | Aug-01-2008

NBCC board member and Critical Mass blogger Rigoberto Gonzalez has won the San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award for his collection, “Other Fugitives...read »

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