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David Haglund, the literary editor of newyorker.com, and Lisa Lucas, the executive director of the National Book Foundation, announced the finalists of the 2016 National Book Awards in a live stream. Read more here: http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2016-national-book-awards-finalists Still haven’t subscribed to The New Yorker on YouTube ►► http://bit.ly/newyorkeryoutubesub CONNECT WITH THE NEW YORKER Web: http://www.newyorker.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewYorker Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/newyorker Google+: http://plus.google.com/+newyorker Instagram: http://instagram.com/newyorkermag Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thenewyorker Tumblr: http://newyorker.tumblr.com The Scene: http://thescene.com/thenewyorker Want even more? Subscri...
Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program (https://newschool.edu/public-engagement/mfa-creative-writing/) and The National Book Foundation (http://nationalbook.org/) On the eve of the 2017 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Location: The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011 Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) won the Young People’s Literature award with his co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell for “March: Book Three.” The graphic novel recounts Lewis’ experience during the civil rights movement.
On the eve of the 2016 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School (http://newschool.edu) hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Hosted by BuzzFeed's Isaac Fitzgerald and Saeed Jones. Readers: - Luis Jaramillo - Lisa Lucas - Ibram X. Kendi - Andrés Reséndez - Arlie Russell Hochschild - Viet Thanh Nguyen - Heather Ann Thompson - Kate DiCamillo - John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell - Grace Lin - Jason Reynolds - Nicola Yoon - Daniel Borzutzky - Rita Dove - Peter Gizzi - Jay Hopler - Solmaz Sharif - Chris Bachelor - Paulette Jiles - Karan Mahajan - Colton Whitehead - Jacqueline Woodson Sponsored by The New School's Creative Writing Program (http://newschool.edu/public-engagement/mfa-creative-writing) and t...
Cindy Johnson accepts the 2007 National Book Award in Fiction for "Tree of Smoke" in her husbands honor. Recorded November 14, 2007, at the National Book Awards Dinner and Ceremony in New York City. Includes the surprise announcement by Francine Prose, Chair of the Fiction Judges Panel.
On the eve of the 2015 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School (http://www.newschool.edu/) hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Sponsored by the National Book Foundation and the Creative Writing MFA Program (http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement/mfa-creative-writing/). Speakers: - Luis Jaramillo - Alex Gilvarry - Noelle Stevenson - Patrick Phillips - Tracy K. Smith - Hanya Yanagihara - Neal Shusterman - Ada Limon - Carla Power - Adam Johnson - Steve Sheinkin - Robin Coste Lewis - Sy Montgomery - Lauren Groff - Laura Ruby - Terrance Hayes - Sally Mann - Angela Flournoy - Ali Benjamin - Ross Gay - Yona Harvey - Karen E. Bender Location: The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kapla...
At this year's National Book Award, lifetime-achievement winner Annie Proulx gave a moving reminder to hope for happy endings, even though we live in Kafkaesque times SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/kdDpXu FOLLOW QUARTZ: Facebook: https://goo.gl/DsmLvx Twitter: https://goo.gl/rY7pSX Check out the rest of our videos: https://goo.gl/A8gZvx Quartz is a digitally native news outlet dedicated to telling stories at the intersection of the important and the interesting. Visit us at https://qz.com/ to read more.
FULL VIDEO - In recognition of her transformative impact on American literature, Ursula K. Le Guin is the 2014 recipient of the Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the Foundation’s twenty-seventh award recipient. For more than forty years, Le Guin has defied conventions of narrative, language, character, and genre, as well as transcended the boundaries between fantasy and realism, to forge new paths for literary fiction. Among the nation’s most revered writers of science fiction and fantasy, Le Guin’s fully imagined worlds challenge readers to consider profound philosophical and existential questions about gender, race, the environment, and society. Her boldly experimental and critically acclaimed novels, short stories, and children’s books, writt...
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