National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher

Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA's CEO. The post National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-10 03:33:15 UTC ]
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National Book Awards to honour ABA’s Oren Teicher

The US National Book Foundation will honour American Booksellers Association c.e.o. Oren J Teicher with a lifetime achievement accolade at the 70th National Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 00:13:28 UTC ]
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US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book

Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation's 'Book Rich Environments' program and its partners distribute free books for young readers. The post US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-22 02:30:44 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season

The program, run by the foundation that presents the annual National Book Award, is designed to distribute free, new books to young readers through public housing authorities in the United States. The post National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choi, Broom and Sze among National Book Award winners; Teicher and White honoured

Last night’s 70th National Book Awards in New York saw Susan Choi, Sarah M Broom, Arthur Sze, Laszlo Krasnahorkai and Martin W Sandler annnounced as winners, respectively, in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 10:45:49 UTC ]
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Congratulations to National Book Foundation Lifetime Honoree Edmund White

Every now and then, Edmund White stops by my house for a party. A long-time non-drinker, he often arrives and leaves early, but in that short window, when he’s sitting on a stool or a chair or on the sofa, a little line forms. One by one men—and they’re usually men—enter the room, see him, […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:55 UTC ]
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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-15 09:00:08 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019

The National Book Foundation named its "5 Under 35" honorees for 2019. The post National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-24 00:27:08 UTC ]
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Here are the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honorees.

This morning, the National Book Foundation announced its annual 5 Under 35 honorees: a list of writers under the age of 35 “whose debut work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape,” each one selected by a writer previously honored in some capacity by the National Book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-23 14:53:26 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-27 16:19:28 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming

With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation's 'NBF Presents' expands its events and widens its outreach. The post National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces Spring Schedule

The administrator of the National Book Awards has announced the spring lineup for NBF Presents, its public programming series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces 2018 ‘5 Under 35’ Honorees

The National Book Foundation cycle of award announcements includes this year's group of '5 Under 35' emerging literary talents, 'whose debut titles provide a first look at their exceptional talent as fiction writers,' according to David Steinberger. The post National Book Foundation Announces... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Sponsors Fall Author Tour

NBF Presents, a new program from the National Book Foundation, is sponsoring National Book Award-winning or shortlisted authors to visit a dozen book fairs, universities and libraries around the country this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s ‘NBF Presents’ Inaugural Season Goes to 10 States

In its first season, the National Book Foundation is partnering with five book festivals, two colleges, and three libraries to send authors to readers across the country. The post National Book Foundation’s ‘NBF Presents’ Inaugural Season Goes to 10 States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the National Book Foundation’s Translation Panel: ‘The Most Diverse Reading Experience’

Given a chance to speak to an audience of consumers, translation specialists brought together by the National Book Foundation, spoke about cultural distinctions, the challenges to finding readership, and bookselling tactics for the uninitiated. The post At the National Book Foundation’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize

A program that provides more than 27,000 educators with weekly poetry and teaching materials to support it has won the 2018 Innovations in Reading Prize from the National Book Foundation. The post Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Ucross Foundation Honors Annie Proulx, Sony Options Katarina Tonks Book

The Ucross Foundation, best known for its 20,000-acre artists' retreat ranch in Wyoming, honors Proulx. And Wattpad expands another its screen presence with a new film option from Sony Pictures Television. The post Industry Notes: Ucross Foundation Honors Annie Proulx, Sony Options Katarina... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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