Nick Buzanski has been a bookseller at Green Apple Books in San Francisco and Strand Bookstore in Manhattan. He is currently the General Manager of Books Are Magic in Brooklyn, NY. He was a judge for the 2020 Kirkus Nonfiction Prize and is an instructor for the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s Store & Operations Management Professional Bookseller Certification Program.
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Veronica Esposito has worked in literary translation for well over a decade as an editor, publicist, mentor, and advocate. The author of four books, she has published with the New York Times, Guardian, Times Literary Supplement, and dozens of others. She is currently pursuing licensure as a mental health clinician, specializing in trauma and supporting transgender individuals.
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Ann Goldstein is a former editor at The New Yorker. She has translated works by Elena Ferrante, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Elsa Morante, among others, and is the editor of TheComplete Worksof Primo Levi in English. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. (Photo credit: E. Tammy Kim)
Rohan Kamicheril is a writer, editor, and cook. He is the founder of Tiffin, a website dedicated to regional Indian cooking, and The Tiffin Club, its companion dinner series.
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Russell Scott Valentino
Russell Scott Valentino is an author, editor, and translator. His publications have appeared in the New York Times, The American Poetry Review, Modern Fiction Studies, Harvard Review, and elsewhere. He has served as Editor at The Iowa Review, President of the American Literary Translators Association, and senior editor at Autumn Hill Books. He teaches in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures and the Department of Comparative Literature at Indiana University Bloomington.
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73rd Annual National Book Awards - Full Ceremony
Padma Lakshmi's opening remarks at the 2022 National Book Awards Ceremony
Tess Gunty accepts the 2022 National Book Award for Fiction for The Rabbit Hutch
Imani Perry accepts the 2022 National Book Award for Nonfiction for South to America
John Keene accepts the 2022 National Book Award for Poetry for Punks: New & Selected Poems
Samanta Schweblin and Megan McDowell accept 2022 National Book Award for Translated Literature for Seven Empty Houses
Sabaa Tahir accepts the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for All My Rage
National Book Foundation’s Board Chair David Steinberger and Executive Director Ruth Dickey at the 73rd National Book Awards