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October 2014 eNewsletter

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2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED OCTOBER 15 
Books will be revealed exclusively on NPR's Morning Edition. 
On October 15, at 8:40am ET, the Finalists for the National Book Awards for  Young People's LiteraturePoetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction will be revealed exclusively on NPR's Morning EditionMitchell Kaplan, the 2011 NBF Literarian Award Winner and founder of the Miami Book Fair International, will be Morning Edition's guest to discuss the honored books. 

To hear the news first, tune into your NPR member station or listen to NPR on iTunes Radio.
MEET OUR 2014 5 UNDER 35 AUTHORS!
NBF's ninth year of honoring rising fiction writers.
NBF is proud to introduce the distinguished young writers who have been named our 2014 5 Under 35 Honorees: Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Alex Gilvarry, Phil Klay, Valeria Luiselli, and Kristin Valdez Quade. Each writer was selected by a National Book Award Winner or Finalist.

WE WERE THERE! BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL 2014. 
And raised over $1,000 for our BookUp Book Fund. 
New York's annual Brooklyn Book Festival is one of the city's most popular fall literary events. Visitors to the NBF booth gave generously to the BookUp Book Fund, which places new books in the hands of underserved children enrolled in BookUp, the NBF after-school reading program for middle schoolers. You can help, too!
CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS WEEK!
Starting November 17, a week of festive literary events.
  • NOVEMBER 17: NBF's 5 Under 35 Celebration 
  • NOVEMBER 18: NBA Teen Press Conference
  • NOVEMBER 18: NBA Finalists Reading (Tickets available here.)
  • NOVEMBER 19: National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner
  • NOVEMBER 21-23: NBA Winners and Finalists at Miami Book Fair International
  • Details at nationalbook.org!