Geoffrey Brock is author of three collections of poetry, editor of The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poetry, and translator of numerous books of poetry, prose, and comics, most recently Giuseppe Ungaretti’s Allegria, which received the National Translation Award in Poetry. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Cullman Center. He teaches at the University of Arkansas, where he is the founding editor of The Arkansas International.
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Arthur Malcolm Dixon
Arthur Malcolm Dixon is co-founder, Lead Translator, and Managing Editor of Latin American Literature Today. His translation practice focuses on poetry, nonfiction, and texts written in Indigenous languages. His work has been featured or is forthcoming in Asymptote, Boston Review, International Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Literary Hub, Pilgrimage Magazine, Poesía, Trafika Europe, Words Without Borders, and World Literature Today. He also works as a community interpreter in Tulsa, OK and is a Tulsa Artist Fellow.
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Cristina Rodriguez is a former bookseller, a Publishers Weekly Star Watch 2020 Honoree, and a Books Across Borders Fellow. She has been a judge for the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses Firecracker Award and serves on the board for the Mountains & Plains Independent Bookseller Association. Rodriguez currently works at Ingram Publisher Services as a Field Sales Representative.
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T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Distinguished Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University where she is also Vice Provost for Arts and Libraries. A comparative Europeanist and scholar of women, gender, and African Diaspora Studies, she is author and editor of 15 books and three novels, the latest of which includes La Vénus hottentote: écrits, 1810 à 1814, suivi des textes inédits and Bricktop’s Paris: African American Women in Paris Between the Two World Wars.
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Jeremy Tiang (Chair) is the translator of over 20 books from Chinese, including novels by Zhang Yueran, Shuang Xuetao, Yan Ge, Yeng Pway Ngon, Lo Yi-Chin, and Chan Ho-Kei. He is the author of a short story collection, It Never Rains on National Day, and a novel, State of Emergency, which won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018. He also writes and translates plays. Originally from Singapore, he now lives in New York City.
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2023 National Book Awards Ceremony - featuring LeVar Burton welcome and special guest Oprah Winfrey
2023 National Book Awards Ceremony - Oprah Winfrey
National Book Foundation Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Paul Yamazaki, 2023
National Book Foundation’s Board Chair David Steinberger at the 74th National Book Awards
National Book Foundation Presents 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award to Rita Dove
National Book Foundation – Falling in Love with Reading
National Book Foundation’s Executive Director Ruth Dickey at the 74th National Book Awards
Dan Santat accepts 2023 National Book Award for Young People’s Lit. for A First Time for Everything
Stenio Gardel, Bruna Dantas Lobato accept 2023 Nat Book Award(Trans. Lit). for The Words That Remain
Craig Santos Perez accepts 2023 National Book Award, Poetry for from unincorporated territory [åmot]
Ned Blackhawk accepts the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The Rediscovery of America
Justin Torres accepts the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction for Blackouts
Statement from 2023 National Book Award Finalists
74th Annual National Book Awards Ceremony - Full Event
2023 National Book Awards Ballot - full color
2023 National Book Awards Ballot - printer friendly