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From the Critical Mass blog

Emerging Critics Series: Leena Soman Navani

In this 2018–2019 Alan Cheuse Emerging Critics Q and A series, curated by Jonathan Leal, Emerging Critics offer short takes on big questions: What

Sandrof Winner Arte Público Press: ‘Thanks to your magnanimity, we will become more recognizable’

This year the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded, for the fourth time in 37 awards, not to a person but an institution @artepublico

Balakian Awardee Maureen Corrigan: ‘I’m so grateful for this life in books ’

On March 14 at the National Book Critics Circle awards ceremony at The New School in New York, Maureen Corrigan was honored with the Nona Balakian

Emerging Critics Series: Tanner Howard

In this 2018–2019 Alan Cheuse Emerging Critics Q and A series, curated by Jonathan Leal, Emerging Critics offer short takes on big questions: What