A REMINDER: NBCC Poetry Panel Tonight,  Awards Finalists Announcement Tomorrow

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-23-2009

Upcoming National Book Critics Circle events in New York City. Please join us. (If you can make it, let us know at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) )

January 23, 2009, 7 pm, Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby between Houston and Prince, New York City. Poetry in translation panel: Has the US Lost Touch with World Literature?

Panelists Esther Allen, translator, former co-director of PEN World Voices, author of International PEN report on Translation and Globalization; Yvette Chrisianse, South African poet, novelist, professor; Elizabeth Macklin, poet, translator from Basque of Uribe; Jill Schoolman, Director of Archipelago Books; Karen Emmerich, translator of NBCC award finalist Miltos Sachtouris, among other Greek writers. Moderator: NBCC board member and poet Kevin Prufer (“National Anthem”), editor of Pleiades and coeditor of “New European Poets” (Graywolf).

January 24, 2009, 7 pm, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Free and open to the public. Bring a book to donate.

Live announcement of National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists, with live blogging at http://www.bookcritics.org/blog . Announcers Bill Henderson of Pushcart Press, winner of the Sandrof lifetime achievement award; Sam Anderson, winner of 2007 Balakian award; Jayne Anne Phillips, NBCC Fiction award finalist;Mary Jo Bang, winner of the 2007 poetry award; Blake Bailey, NBCC finalist in biography; Harriet Washington, winner of the 2007 nonfiction award; Alex Ross, winner of the 2007 criticism award; Joshua Clark, finalist for the 2007 autobiography award. Hosted by NBCC President Jane Ciabattari and the NBCC Board.

About the Critical Mass Blog

Commentary on literary criticism, publishing, writing, and all things NBCC related. It's written by independent members of the NBCC Board of Directors (see list of bloggers below).


Categories & Archives

Become a Member of the NBCC

NBCC Awards

Finalists for 2017

See all award winners

Find out how to submit

Read how we select

Frequently Asked Questions

Upcoming Events

NBCC Finalists’ Reading: March 13th, 2019

NBCC Awards Ceremony and Reception: March 14th, 2019

NBCC at AWP19 with Paul Beatty and Joan Silber: March 28th, 2019

NBCC at AWP19 The Future of Criticism: A Conversation with Established and Emerging Critics: March 30th, 2019

Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2017 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2017 Finalists Reading

All videos and podcasts.