June, 2008

A Modest Proposal

by admin | Jun-19-2008

Jon Swift is not, I believe, a member of our guild, but he writes some of the liveliest and most incisive reviews around, and it is time that we honor...read »

Vacation Reading

by admin | Jun-19-2008

Greetings from the breakfast room of the Ramada Inn, Anchorage. Morning #1 of vacation. The coffee here is really terrible. For weeks I plotted which books I...read »

Crossover Picks from University Presses: The Sequel

by admin | Jun-18-2008

Imagine what would need to happen for university presses to return to what was once, long ago, their virtually exclusive mission: the publication of scholarly...read »

In Retrospect: Stephen Burt on A.R. Ammons

by admin | Jun-17-2008

The following essay by Stephen Burt on A.R. Ammons, whose “A Coast of Trees” won the 1981 NBCC award in poetry, is part of the NBCC’s “In Retrospect” series...read »

Monday Roundup, June 16, 2008

by admin | Jun-15-2008

NBCC member Craig Seligman loves Uwem Akpan’s debut story collection Say You’re One of Them, “a book so overwhelming that when you put it down—if you can—it...read »


by admin | Jun-14-2008

At the Drive-In Volcano, Tupelo Press.Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of At the Drive-In Volcano, winner of the Balcones Prize, and Miracle Fruit, which...read »

Now The Hell Will Start:  An Interview With Brendan Koerner

by admin | Jun-12-2008

NBCC intern and University of Memphis MFA student Pat Walters recently spoke with Brendan Koerner,  whose new (and first) nonfiction book, Now The Hell Will...read »

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