December 30 deadline for # NBCCLeonard Award for Best First Fiction

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-22-2014

National Book Critics Circle members have been sent individualized ballots to nominate up to five books for the 2014 John Leonard Prize. Books must have been published in 2014 and be the author's first book; they may be in any genre.

Members can nominate up to five books. Only members of the National Book Critics Circle may nominate books. The voting will continue until Dec. 30.


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