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Talking with PEN America Journal’s Editor M Mark

by Jane Ciabattari

PEN America: A Journal for Writers and Readers is the publication of PEN American Center, winner of this year’s National Book Critics Circle Sandrof award for...read »

Guest Post by Chelsey Philpot: NBCC at 35, A J-School Grad’s Lament

by Jane Ciabattari

NBCC member Chelsey Philpot sends us “A J-School Grad’s Lament” upon the 35th anniversary of the NBCC. She is editorial assistant at the HORN BOOK GUIDE. a...read »

Guest Post: John Ashbery at the NBCC 35th anniversary celebration

by Jane Ciabattari

At the NBCC 35th Anniversary Celebration on September 12, John Ashbery spoke of how winning the first NBCC award in poetry, for Self-Portrait in a Convex...read »

Guest Post by Kit Reed: NBCC at 35

by Jane Ciabattari

Former NBCC board member Kit Reed remembers the ups and downs in the 1990s, as part of her participation in the 35th anniversary celebration at WNYC’s Jerome...read »

Guest Post by Katha Pollitt: The NBCC at 35

by Jane Ciabattari

Former NBCC board member (and NBCC awardee in poetry for “Antarctic Traveller”) Katha Pollitt sends her reflections on “how the sausage is made” from...read »

Guest Post by J. Peder Zane: NBCC at 35

by Jane Ciabattari

J. Peder Zane served on the NBCC Board from 2005-07. He lives in Raleigh, N.C., where he is co-authoring a book with Professor Adrian Bejan titled “Life is...read »

Guest Post by Jack Miles: The NBCC at 35, the 1980s and 1990s

by Jane Ciabattari

Former NBCC president Jack Miles sends us these reminiscences from the late 1980s and early 1990s. The members of the NBCC board in the late eighties and...read »

Celebrating Philip Roth #2: 1988 Acceptance Speech for “The Counterlife”

by Jane Ciabattari

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