NBCC News

January, 2018

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 »

December, 2017

Announcing the finalists for the #NBCCLeonard award

by Daniel Akst | Dec-07-2017

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2017 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here’s this year’s superb list:   What It Means When a...read »

Reminder: Time to Run for the NBCC Board

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-01-2017

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2018. Board members serve three-year...read »

November, 2017

Reminder: Balakian Award Submissions Due December 17

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-19-2017

The NBCC awards the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing each year to recognize outstanding work by a member of the NBCC. Since 2012, the...read »

Coming up in Chicago: NBCC Critics Talk about Favorite Books of the Year

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-17-2017

Join us at The Book Cellar--a great Chicago bookstore which also has a wine bar--for a special NBCC event for members and booklovers. NBCC Critics Talk...read »

September, 2017

Flashback to 2011: The NBCC Celebrating Philip Roth

by Jane Ciabattari | Sep-28-2017

Coming up tonight (September 28) at Book Culture in New York: A panel discussing the art and influence of Philip Roth, moderated by Harpers Magazine editor...read »

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: At Home in the World : On Writing, Immigration and Belonging

by Jane Ciabattari | Sep-03-2017

At Home in the World: On Writing, Immigration, and Belonging Thursday September 14, 2017 07:00 pm Center for Fiction, 17 East 47th Street, New York, NY...read »

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