NBCC News

May, 2017

Coming up During BEA Week: NBCC Membership Meeting, Beyond the Buzz Panel

by Admin | May-24-2017

The National Book Critics Circle's annual General Membership Meeting, which coincides with this year's Book Expo America. The meeting is open to all members,...read »

February, 2017

NBCC at AWP17: The Art of Criticism, Name that Author, See us at Bookfair Booth 313

by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-02-2017

The National Book Critics Circle is again a literary partner with a featured event at the AWP conference next week. Come see NBCC board members, former board...read »

January, 2017

NBCC Board Election Results

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-10-2017

Results of this year's board election are in. Welcome to the newly elected board members: Walton Muyumba Tess Taylor Mary Ann Gwinn Daisy Fried John...read »

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE ESTABLISHES EMERGING CRITICS INITIATIVE

by Admin | Jan-06-2017

The National Book Critics Circle is launching the NBCC Emerging Critics Fellowship, which aspires to identify, nurture, and support the development of the...read »

December, 2016

NBCC Board Elections Coming Up: Deadine December 19 for Board Statements

by Tom Beer | Dec-02-2016

It's time once again to elect new members to the Board. Board members serve a three-year term, beginning the day after the awards presentation in March....read »

October, 2016

President’s Message to Membership: Coming Up This Fall

by Tom Beer | Oct-16-2016

Dear NBCC members: The NBCC board met in New York last month, and I wanted to share the minutes from that meeting and to remind you of some upcoming NBCC...read »

August, 2016

Reminder: Sign up for #NBCCLeonard Award Committee, Blog Series

by Admin | Aug-30-2016

Calling all voting members of the National Book Critics Circle. This fall you'll be nominating books for the fourth year of our #NBCCLeonard award for best...read »

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