March, 2019

Paul Beatty, Joan Silber, and the Future of Criticism: NBCC at AWP19 in Portland

by Admin | Mar-08-2019

The National Book Critics Circle is an AWP literary partner. Come see our NBCC featured reading at AWP2019 in Portland on Thursday, March 28,  4:30 p.m.,...read »

Coming Up Next Week: NBCC General Membership Meeting March 14, 10 a.m.

by Admin | Mar-08-2019

Reminder: This year's annual general NBCC membership meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at the New School in Manhattan (Room I-202 in...read »

January, 2019

Results of this Year’s NBCC Board Elections

by Admin | Jan-07-2019

Here, in alphabetical order, are the eight candidates (of 27) who garnered the most votes in this year's board elections. Congratulations to all the...read »

December, 2018

NBCC Board Elections: Deadline January 4, 2019

by Admin | Dec-21-2018

The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2019. Board members serve three-year terms and participate in...read »

November, 2018

Calling all NBCC Members: Nominations for Sandrof lifetime achievement award due December 7

by admin | Nov-27-2018

It's time to nominate your candidate for this year's National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Sandrof Award honors...read »

Run for the NBCC Board: Deadline for Candidate Statements December 7

by Admin | Nov-21-2018

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2019. Board members serve three-year...read »

October, 2018

Calling NBCC Members: Join the John Leonard Award committee

by Gregg Barrios | Oct-23-2018

It's that time of year again: time to talk about the John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member...read »

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