NBCC News

November, 2010

Report from Minneapolis NBCC Reading, Video Coming

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-04-2010

National Book Critics Circle awards winner in criticism Eula Biss, NBCC criticism finalist (and NBCC board member) Stephen Burt, NBCC  fiction finalist...read »

October, 2010

Applications now being accepted for the 2010 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing

by Jane Ciabattari | Oct-20-2010

The National Book Critics Circle invites its members to make submissions for the 2010 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing. The award is given...read »

NBCC Elections: Board candidate statements due December 1

by Jane Ciabattari | Oct-19-2010

This fall, eight seats will be up for grabs on the board of the National Book Critics Circle. While the board's main efforts revolve around the selection of...read »

Dispatch from NBCC Reading at NYU Bookstore

by Jane Ciabattari | Oct-15-2010

Rainy night, Nor-easter approaching, and at NYU Bookstore, a rapt audience, including Rob Spillman of Tin House, novelist Jennifer Gilmore, Shaun Randol of...read »

September, 2010

NBCC at Wordstock, Portland, Oregon, Sunday, October 10

by David Biespiel | Sep-29-2010

Is reading on the decline? Many think so. Writers, booksellers, librarians, and reviewers all have a stake in the evolving culture of reading. But no one...read »

Dispatch from PEN Literary Quiz Night

by Jane Ciabattari | Sep-11-2010

Exciting night at St. Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO. The first PEN Quiz night, as a bookend kickoff to Brooklyn Book Festival. Wesley Stace (John Wesley...read »

March, 2010

Program Reminder: NBCC Awards Ceremony on BookTV (CSpan) This Weekend

by Eric Banks | Mar-25-2010

Tune in on Sunday to BookTV to see the taped broadcast of the NBCC Awards ceremony. For the truly ambitious, the broadcast airs at 6 AM (EST) Sunday, March...read »

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