NBCC Board Member Retracts Criticism of Award Finalist

National Book Critics Circle board member Charles Finch has retracted his public criticism of author Brandon Taylor, a finalist for this year's John Leonard Prize, after an uproar about racism, bias, and conflict of interest. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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American Book Critics Pick Finalist for NBCC Awards

The National Book Critics Circle has selected its finalist for this year's annual book prizes, as well as awards for lifetime achievement and reviewing. The post American Book Critics Pick Finalist for NBCC Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

On January 20, the National Book Critics Circle announced 30 finalists in six categories for its annual awards honoring the best books of the previous publishing year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award.

Yesterday, writer and book critic Michael Schaub announced all the finalists for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award, which honors the “finest books” published in English during the last year. The thirty finalists were selected across six categories—Autobiography, Biography, Criticism,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 16:52:22 UTC ]
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NBCC Asks Members to Sign Criticism Equity Pledge

The National Book Critics Circle has asked members to sign a Criticism Equity Pledge, which asks them to dedicate 30% of assignments to books by BIPOC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Schedules Meeting to Vote for Board Member Removal

In an email to its members on Wednesday, the National Book Critics Circle's board of directors announced that its members have called for a meeting to remove v-p of grants Carlin Romano from the board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Board Rebuilt as Members Seek Change to Culture

The National Book Critics Circle has appointed 15 members to its board, which was gutted following a racially charged controversy last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Members Updated on Board Turmoil

In an email to National Book Critics Circle members from the organization's v-p of membership, Richard Z. Santos, the NBCC provided an update on the current state of its board of directors and issues pertaining to the potential removal of one member. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Board, Down to 9 Members, Begins 'Difficult Internal Work'

One week after the National Book Critics Circle released an anti-racism pledge following the publication, on Twitter, of an email critical of certain phrases in that pledge, a now-gutted NBCC board of directors has released a statement addressing how it intends to move forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Critics Circle has announced 30 finalists in six categories––autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry––for the annual National Book Critic Circle Awards, which will be presented March 12 in New York. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Critics Circle has announced 31 finalists in six categories––autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry––for the annual National Book Critic Circle Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2017 NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Critics Circle has announced 30 finalists in six categories for its 2017 literary awards, as well as the recipients of three additional prizes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Critics Circle announces finalists for awards

The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith were among the finalists announced Monday for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards. The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Here are the 2022 Hugo Award Finalists

The Hugo Award is the biggest science fiction award in the literary world, and it has just announced its 2022 finalists. Continue reading at Book Riot

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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

The NBCC Awards are the only awards in the U.S. chosen by book critics. Here are the winners for books published in 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

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NBCC Awards 2022: Moving Forward With An Eye to the Past

The NBCC virtual awards ceremony Thursday evening was an upliffting affair, with a diverse group of award recipients underscoring the importance of books, both to audiences today and to future generations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Audie Awards’ 2022 Finalists: 25 Categories

The 27th annual Audie Awards program from the Audio Publishers Association features more than 120 finalists. The post The Audie Awards’ 2022 Finalists: 25 Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN America Announces Finalists for 2022 Literary Awards

65 authors and translators are nominated across 11 awards. Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on February 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2021 National Book Award Finalists Announced

Hanif Abdurraqib, Anthony Doerr, Ge Fei, and Lauren Groff are among this year's National Book Award finalists. The winners will be announced live on November 17 at the 72nd National Book Awards Ceremony, which will be held exclusively online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump demands Pulitzer board rescind awards for Russia interference reporting

2018 award was shared by New York Times and Washington Post for exposing interference and links between Trump and MoscowDonald Trump has again demanded the Pulitzer prize board rescind the prize for national reporting awarded to the New York Times and Washington Post in 2018, for exposing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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