January, 2018

Death cleaning, literary secrets, and an artist of the year

by Laurie Hertzel | Jan-16-2018

Reviews and profiles NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari joins NBCC president Kate Tuttle, NBCC board members Laurie Hertzel and Kerri Arsenault, and former...read »

SAVE THE DATE: NBCC Awards Season! Finalists Reading, Awards Ceremony, After-party

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-11-2018

Remember last year's awards ceremony, when we honored eight masterful writers? (Above, in John Midgley's photo.) It's awards season again. Time to celebrate...read »

Critical Notes: Wintry 2018 edition #1: Jamie Quatro, Elizabeth Strout, Elif Shafak, Joan Didion Doc

by admin | Jan-09-2018

NBCC board member Anjali Enjeti reviews Jamie Quatro's Fire Sermon for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari's Books to Read in...read »

NBCC Board Election Results

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-05-2018

This year's election results are in, with eight candidates elected to the eight open seats on the National Book Critics Circle board. Welcome to the newly...read »

NBCC Board Election Deadline January 4th

by Admin | Jan-03-2018

 The National Book Critics Circle is holding an election to fill 8 board seats that will open in March of 2018. Directors serve 3-year terms and participate...read »

Reminder: NBCC John Leonard Award Voting ends January 17, 2018

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-01-2018

The volunteer committee for the NBCC John Leonard award for best first book in any genre is reading and voting now for the winner. The deadline for votes is...read »

December, 2017

Critical Notes: End of 2017 Edition

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-25-2017

Steph Opitz, who has worked on or with the Texas Book Festival, the Brooklyn Book Festival, the PEN World Voices Festival, Literary Arts’s Wordstock, and...read »

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