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AAP, CLMP, and NBF Join Forces to Provide $3.5 Million in Emergency Funds for Literary Organizations and Publishers

Three national nonprofit literary arts organizations—the Academy of American Poets (AAP), Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP), and Na

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National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas Stepping Down

Lucas will step down at the end of the year to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and … Continue reading "National Book F

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The 71st National Book Awards will be an Exclusively Digital Ceremony

All 2020 National Book Awards events, including the 71st National Book Awards Ceremony on November 18, will be held online. … Continue reading

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National Book Foundation Remembers Carolyn Reidy

Alongside the National Book Foundation’s entire staff and its Board of Directors, we were stunned and deeply saddened to learn … Continue rea

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The Foundation Awards $10,000 Innovations In Reading Prize to DIBS for Kids

NBF recognizes DIBS for Kids and two honorable mentions for a total of $12,000 in prize money to support work … Continue reading "The Foundatio

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The Foundation Announces 2020 Spring Season of NBF Presents

National Book Awards authors to appear at 19 events in 13 states in the new year. The National Book Foundation … Continue reading "The Foundati

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The National Book Foundation Elects Three New Board Members

James Daunt, Chief Executive Officer, Barnes & Noble, Inc., Kimball Hastings, Vice President of Global Communications, Ralph Lauren, and Amandeep

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Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Ceremony

Watch the 70th National Book Awards, hosted by LeVar Burton were streamed live from New York City on November 20, … Continue reading "Watch the

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Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

Every year on the night before the National Book Awards, all of the Finalists gather at the New School to … Continue reading "Watch the 2019 Na

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