#NBCCLeonard Award

March, 2018

NBCC Awards: Carmen Maria Machado, John Leonard Award Winner

by Carmen Maria Machado | Mar-21-2018

Carmen Maria Machado’s fiction collection Her Body and Other Parties (Graywolf) was the recipient of the John Leonard Prize, recognizing an outstanding first...read »

January, 2018

Reminder: NBCC John Leonard Award Voting ends January 17, 2018

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-01-2018

The volunteer committee for the NBCC John Leonard award for best first book in any genre is reading and voting now for the winner. The deadline for votes is...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 »

November, 2017

Leonard Prize Reviews:  ‘The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead’ by Chanelle Benz

by Laura Spence-Ash | Nov-22-2017

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the John Leonard award for the first book in any genre that has been...read »

Leonard Prize Reviews: ‘The Extra Woman’ by Joanna Scutts

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-20-2017

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the John Leonard award for the first book in any genre that has been...read »

Leonard Prize Reviews: ‘My Absolute Darling’ by Gabriel Tallent

by Brendan Driscoll | Nov-16-2017

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the John Leonard award for the first book in any genre that has been...read »

Leonard Prize Reviews: ‘Ordinary Beast’ by Nicole Sealey

by Hamilton Cain | Nov-15-2017

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the John Leonard award for the first book in any genre that has been...read »

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