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Lisa Lucas Named Executive Director of National Book Foundation

article by Zon D’Amour via hellobeautiful.com

Avid reader and magazine publisher Lisa Lucas has been named the new Executive Director of the National Book Foundation… 220 more words


Close-reading the 2015 National Book Awards

Forecast: capricious poetry weather ahead.

Last year I tackled the National Book Award’s poetry long list in time for a new year’s post and learned a lot from the exercise. 1,087 more words

34th national book awards (national museum, manila)

I had fun at the National Book Awards–and not just because my novel, Dwellers, received an award, or that my publisher, Visprint Inc., won Publisher of the Year, or that the awarding was held in the beautiful Old Senate Hall, but because I was able to spend time with my favorite people. 544 more words


The National Book Awards: Well-Deserved Wins . . . and Upsets

The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards. At the final “National Book Awards Ceremony” every November, the National Book Foundation presents the NBAs and two lifetime achievement awards. 52 more words


Matchmaker Monday: Challenger Deep

The end of a great book can be really tough. And it should be. You’ve shared an emotional journey with it. Whether you’ve feared for the well-being of its characters, cried over heartbreaks, mourned its loses, or celebrated the victories, you’ve felt something while reading it. 786 more words