June, 2008

In Retrospect: Kevin Prufer on D.A. Powell

by admin | Jun-30-2008

The following essay by NBCC board member Kevin Prufer, editor of Pleiades, on D.A. Powell’s “Cocktails,” a finalist for the 2004 NBCC award in poetry, is part...read »


by admin | Jun-28-2008

Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, Sarabande Books, 2008.Paula Bohince has received a “Discovery”/ The Nation Award, the Grolier Poetry Prize, residencies...read »

Friday Roundup P.S.

by admin | Jun-27-2008

And upcoming in the New York Times Sunday Book Review: NBCC member William Logan on Frank O’Hara’s “Selected Poems,” can’t resist “LANA TURNER HAS...read »

More Woes for Book Review Sections?

by admin | Jun-27-2008

Yikes! In today’s Publisher’s Weekly, Rachel Deahl reports on new fears of further cutbacks to the review sections of the Chicago Tribune and the LA Times....read »

Friday Roundup

by admin | Jun-27-2008

NBCC fiction finalist Aleksandar Hemon has a way cool website for his new novel, “The Lazarus Project”—bells, whistles, accordion, melodica, words from the...read »

George Carlin’s Last Interview

by admin | Jun-25-2008

For those out there who, like me, are devastated by the loss of George Carlin, here is a link to his last interview.  It’s a wonderful and insightful...read »

NBCC Good Reads 3 [The Looooong Tail] Meehan Crist Recommends

by admin | Jun-25-2008

NBCC member Meehan Crist, reviews editor at The Believer, has these picks for the NBCC Good Reads Spring 2008 list, recommendations by NBCC members, awards...read »

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