2013 Innovations in Reading Prize Application Now Available
Each year, the National Book Foundation awards a number of prizes of up to $2,500 each to individuals and institutions—or partnerships between the two—that have developed innovative means of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading.
We are now accepting applications for the 2013 Innovations in Reading Prize. All application materials must be postmarked or emailed by February 20, 2013. For more information and to download the application, click here.
2012 National Book Awards Week Events:
National Book Awards Ceremony
Wed, Nov 14
More than 9,000 people watched the
National Book Awards live webcast on
Wednesday, November 14.
Video is available for those who missed it.
2012 National Book Awards
Want more details about the Finalists and
Winners (including author interviews)?
VIDEO FROM NBA
Watch the NBA Finalists and Winners read from
their nominated works at the Finalists Reading.
Host: John Corey Whaley
Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2013
This unique literary series for savvy writers, readers, and eaters brings some of today’s most compelling authors to the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcafé. Featured authors for the 2013 season are:
• Jan 23: Martin Amis
• Feb 6: Colson Whitehead
• Feb 27: Nell Freudenberger
• Mar 6: Jamaica Kincaid
• Apr 3: Junot Díaz
• May 8: Alison Bechdel
• May 29: Richard Russo
• Jun 5: Keith Gessen and Masha Gessen
For more information, please click here. >
This month, all of our BookUpNYC sites visited the “Lunch Hour” exhibit at the Main Branch of the New York Public Library. After that, we had lunch at Hill Country Chicken and went book shopping at Books of Wonder.