NBCC News

January, 2015

#NBCCLeonard Voting Begins: Deadline January 15, 2015

by Carolyn Kellogg | Jan-08-2015

Almost 100 National Book Critics Circle members nominated books for the 2014 John Leonard Prize; now it's time to vote for the winner. You should receive a...read »

Welcome Eight New National Book Critics Circle Board Members

by Laurie Muchnick | Jan-06-2015

Ballots have been counted, and the results of the NBCC board election are in. The winning slate, in alphabetical order: Michele Filgate   Michael...read »

November, 2014

Sneak Peak: Linda Simon’s The Greatest Shows on Earth

by Linda Simon | Nov-21-2014

Long-time NBCC member Linda Simon's "The Greatest Shows on Earth" is just out from the University of Chicago Press. Here's a sneak peak. From the...read »

NBCC Board of Director Elections: Deadline December 15

by Laurie Muchnick | Nov-16-2014

We are now accepting nominations for the eight open seats on the board of directors. Directors serve 3-year terms and participate throughout the year in a...read »

Nominations for Sandrof Award for Lifetime Achievement Due December 14

by Admin | Nov-15-2014

The NBCC welcomes nominations from members for the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the first president of the NBCC, the award is given...read »

Call for Entries: Nona Balakian Award for Excellence in Reviewing

by Admin | Nov-13-2014

The NBCC awards the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing each year to recognize outstanding work by a member of the NBCC. The citation is...read »

October, 2014

Save the Date: NBCC at AWP15 in Minneapolis featured reading with Alice McDermott and Anthony Marra

by Admin | Oct-24-2014

Join us at the AWP Conference in Minneapolis next April! A Reading and Conversation with Anthony Marra and Alice McDermott, Hosted by National Book Critics...read »

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