April, 2018

Meg Wolitzer, Leslie Jamison, and Patricia Smith—and good news from NBCC members

by Laurie Hertzel | Apr-03-2018

Reviews and profiles from our membership NBCC board member and VP Membership Anjali Enjeti wrote about the need to diversity and decolonize school reading...read »

March, 2018

NBCC Awards: Frances FitzGerald, Nonfiction Winner for ‘The Evangelicals’

by Elizabeth Taylor | Mar-31-2018

Nonfiction committee chair Mary Ann Gwinn presented the award to Frances FitzGerald for The Evangelicals.   How Donald Trump, a three-times-married...read »

NBCC Awards: Caroline Fraser, Biography Winner for ‘Prairie Fires’

by Elizabeth Taylor | Mar-30-2018

NBCC biography committee chair Elizabeth Taylor, presented this citation to Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires.   In her extraordinary Prairie...read »

NBCC Awards: Layli Long Soldier, Poetry Winner for ‘Whereas’

by Yahdon Israel | Mar-29-2018

Poetry committee chair Tess Taylor presented the citation to winner Layli Long Soldier for Whereas. In her audacious, unapologetic debut Whereas, Lakota poet...read »

NBCC Awards: Xiaolu Guo, Autobiography Winner for ‘Nine Continents’

by Marion Winik | Mar-28-2018

Laurie Hertzel, chair of the autobiography committee, presented the award for Nine Continents, by Xiaolu Guo, to her Grove editor, Amy Hundley   Xiaolu Guo...read »

NBCC Awards: Joan Silber, Fiction Winner for ‘Improvement’

by Tom Beer | Mar-27-2018

Tom Beer, chair of the fiction committee, presented this citation to award winner Joan Silber, for her novel Improvement. Some writers wow us with verbal...read »

Critical Notes: Sarvas, Hollinghurst, and Agatha Christie Reconsidered

by Taylor Anhalt | Mar-26-2018

More about the NBCC awards: The NBCC awards ceremony video is posted on our blog. Make sure to watch the wonderful speeches from the winners. NBCC board...read »

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