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Jordan Smith will serve as Interim Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Earlier this year, Lisa Lucas announced that she would be stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. This morning, the National Book Foundation announced that Lucas will be joining the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith Named Interim NBF Executive Director

National Book Foundation deputy director Jordan Smith has been appointed interim executive director of the Foundation, succeeding current executive director Lisa Lucas, who is leaving to become senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley and Easy Rawlins Recognized Again

Get to know the National Book Foundation award-winning author Walter Mosley, and his iconic hardboiled detective, Easy Rawlins. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-04 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Last but certainly not least: it’s the time for fiction! The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books contending for this year’s National Book Award for Fiction. The award, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 14:15:26 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for this year’s National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent writing. This year’s longlist features a mix of debut... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 19:15:43 UTC ]
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All the poets on the longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry are first timers.

And now, it’s the time for the poets! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent writing. According to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:15:43 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

In more literary news, the National Book Foundation has just announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature. The longlist includes ten novels originally published in eight different languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, Persian, Tamil, Korean, Japanese, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 19:15:16 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Longlists Announced This Week

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2020 National Book Award longlists, from young people's literature to fiction, Wednesday through Friday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf in the UK, Walter Mosley in the States

The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley. The post New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf in the UK, Walter Mosley in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-14 14:33:31 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas on the National Book Foundation: ‘Energetic and Dynamic and Exciting’

As she plans her final awards season, Lisa Lucas takes stock of the progress the National Book Foundation has made in service to readers and authors. The post Lisa Lucas on the National Book Foundation: ‘Energetic and Dynamic and Exciting’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-27 17:13:39 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation

Lisa Lucas is stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. According to a press release from the NBF Lucas, who took over the ED role in 2016, …was instrumental in securing a $900,000 grant... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-15 13:10:05 UTC ]
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This year’s National Book Awards Ceremony will be held online.

The National Book Foundation has announced that this year’s National Book Awards events—including the 71st annual ceremony—will be held digitally, due to the ongoing, not-even-remotely-controlled, coronavirus pandemic. Lisa Lucas, the National Book Foundation’s Executive Director, said of the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 14:22:53 UTC ]
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Ilya Kaminsky: ‘Fables Allow You to Break Bread With the Dead’

Published with permission from BAM and the National Book Foundation What is it about courage that astounds our ability to imagine it? Perhaps it’s because, in dire times, we’re told to forget we can—not be courageous, but imagine what that looks like, what it feels like. To imagine others,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 08:49:39 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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