#NBCCLeonard Award

December, 2018

#NBCCLeonard: Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers on NoNieqa Ramos’s “The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary”

by admin | Dec-15-2018

This week we announced the finalists for the John Leonard Prize, our annual award for the best first book in any genre based on member nominations and chosen...read »

Announcing the Finalists for the John Leonard Award for Best First Book

by Gregg Barrios | Dec-10-2018

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2018 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen.  Here’s this year’s superb list: FRIDAY BLACK by Nana...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Jennie Hann on Karen Hildebrand’s “Crossing Pleasure Avenue”

by admin | Dec-06-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Jane Ciabattari on Ingrid Rojas Contreras’ “Fruit of the Drunken Tree”

by admin | Dec-05-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

November, 2018

#NBCCLeonard: Hamilton Cain on Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s “Friday Black”

by admin | Nov-30-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Rebecca Foster on Francisco Cantú‘s “The Line Becomes a River”

by admin | Nov-29-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Marion Winik on Fatima Farheen Mirza’s “A Place for Us”

by admin | Nov-28-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

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