Presenter of the National Book Awards

2013 National Book Awards Ceremony

Live Webcast of the 2013 National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner


SCHEDULE For the 2013 National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner

National Book Awards Winner MedallionNov 20, 2013 - Cipriani Wall Street

- Ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:40 p.m. with Mika Brzezinski's opening remarks.

- Presentation of the Literarian Award to Dr. Maya Angelou

- Presentation of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to E. L. Doctorow

- Break for dinner and then we will return for the National Book Awards Ceremony. Tonight's menu >

- Remarks by Chairman of the National Book Foundation, David Steinberger.

- Mika Brzezinski introduces the order of the Awards for this year (reverse alpha):

- Young People’s Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction

- E. Lockhart, Panel Chair, presents the Young People’s Literature Award.

- Nikky Finney, Panel Chair, presents the Poetry Award.

-Eric Sundquist, Panel Chair, presents the Nonfiction Award.

- Charles McGrath, Panel Chair, presents the Fiction Award.

- 2013 National Book Awards Ceremony Concludes