Eula Biss is the author of four books, most recently Having and Being Had. Her book On Immunity: An Inoculation was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times Book Review and Notes from No Man’s Land won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism in 2009. Her essays have recently appeared in The Paris Review, Guardian, and The New Yorker. She teaches nonfiction writing at Northwestern University.
Aaron John Curtis
Aaron John Curtis has had essays in City Link Magazine, World Book Night’s inaugural eBook, The Selkie, and in the collection Badass: Lip Service True Stories. A member of the Akwesasne Kanienkehaka (Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe), Aaron has judged for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance prizes, and the 2019 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction. Since 2004, Aaron has been Quartermaster at Books & Books, Miami’s largest independent bookstore.
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Nell Painter (Chair), the author of The History of White People; Sojourner Truth, A Life, A Symbol; and Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over, is Madame Chairman of MacDowell’s Board of Directors. She writes opinion pieces for the New York Times, The Washington Post, TheParis Review, and other journals when not painting self-portraits and reading artist’s books that visualize people and history.
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Kate Tuttle is a writer and editor. A former president of the National Book Critics Circle, she edits the books section of the Boston Globe, for which she also writes a weekly interview column.
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72nd Annual National Book Awards Ceremony - Full Ceremony
National Book Foundation Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Nancy Pearl, 2021
National Book Foundation Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Karen Tei Yamashita
Jason Mott accepts the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction for HELL OF A BOOK
Tiya Miles accepts the 2021 National Book Award for Nonfiction for ALL THAT SHE CARRIED
Martín Espada accepts the 2021 National Book Award for Poetry for FLOATERS
Elisa Shua Dusapin and Aneesa Abbas Higgins accept the 2021 National Book Award for Translated Literature for WINTER IN SOKCHO
Malinda Lo accepts 2021 National Book Award for Young People's Lit, LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB