2015 Awards

April, 2016

NBCC Balakian winner Carlos Lozada on Winning the Balakian Award

by Carlos Lozada | Apr-21-2016

Good evening, and thank you for that generous introduction. I’d like to thank the National Book Critics Circle for seeing fit to hand its reviewing award...read »

March, 2016

NBCC Sandrof Award: Nick Offerman Introducing Wendell Berry

by Nick Offerman | Mar-22-2016

I would like to sincerely thank the board and the members of the National Book Critics Circle for inviting me to introduce this year’s recipient of the Ivan...read »

NBCC Awards: Kirstin Valdez Quade, John Leonard Award

by Kirstin Valdez Quade | Mar-21-2016

The John Leonard award, honoring a founding member who reveled in discovering new voices (he was the first to champion the work of Toni Morrison, Mary Gordon,...read »

Video: NBCC 2015 Finalists Reading

by admin | Mar-21-2016

Video by Kevin Kino In order of appearance: John Leonard Prize Kirstin Valdez Quade, Night at the Fiestas (W.W. Norton & Company) Poetry Ross Gay,...read »

Sandrof Winner Wendell Berry

by Wendell Berry | Mar-18-2016

From the Periphery to the Center When I learned that this award for my life’s work as a writer, so far, would require a little more writing, I began of...read »

National Book Critics Circle Announces Award Winners for Publishing Year 2015

by admin | Mar-17-2016

New York, NY (March 17, 2016)—Tonight, at the New School in New York, the National Book Critics Circle announced the recipients of its book awards for...read »

Balakian #3: She took a year off from her marriage to sleep with strangers. What could go wrong?

by Carlos Lozada | Mar-17-2016

This year's Nona Balakian award for Excellence in Reviewing went to Carlos Lozada for his submission of three reviews from The Washington Post. "She took a...read »

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