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Change Begins in Art: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Amazing NBA Acceptance Speech November 24, 2014: We’d be remiss if we didn’t highly recommend the speech from Ursula K. Le Guin at the National Book Awards, video of which is now online (see below). Le Guin, who was honored at the [...] by

Very Scary: The Paris Review Daily Unlocks Secrets to Two American Book Ceremonies November 21, 2014: For those who are still asking the five journalistic questions about the 2014 National Book Awards, The Paris Review Daily invites readers who have some bravery, to hop on a magical mystery tour of [...] by

Louise Glück Wins 2014 National Book Award in Poetry November 20, 2014: The winners are in! It was a tight race across the board in the poetry category, what with five exceptional finalists, but this year’s National Book Award goes to Louise Glück for Faithful and [...] by

An Interview with Fred Moten: 2014 National Book Award Finalist November 18, 2014: 2014 National Book Award Finalist, Fred Moten, takes a moment to speak with Sandra Lim about his collection that received this year’s nomination, The Feel Trio, at the National Book Foundation. [...] by

Announcing…. the 2014 National Book Award Finalists! October 15, 2014: Hip-hip-hurray! The National Book Foundation announced this morning the finalists for the 2014 National Book Award in the categories of: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s [...] by

Here It Is! 2014 National Book Award Longlist September 16, 2014: What a great 10-title longlist for the National Book Award! For more context on nominated poets, check out the write up a the LA Times and at the NY Times too. We’ll be looking forward to [...] by

Mary Szybist Wins National Book Award for Incarnadine November 21, 2013: Last night Mary Szybist took home the National Book Award for her latest collection, Incarnadine, published by Graywolf Press. From Publishers Weekly: The winners of the 64th National Book Awards [...] by

National Book Award Finalists Announced October 16, 2013: And the National Book Award finalists are: Frank Bidart, Metaphysical Dog (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Lucie Brock-Broido, Stay, Illusion (Alfred A. Knopf) Adrian Matejka, The Big Smoke (Penguin [...] by

National Book Awards Long List Announced September 17, 2013: The new long list for the National Book Awards was announced this morning on the Daily Beast. A little about the list and the awards: The National Book Awards is running longlists for its four [...] by

Victor Martinez: “I am an American writer” February 26, 2011: Mission Loc@l remembers poet and National Book Award-winning novelist Victor Martinez who passed away earlier this week. Born in Fresno, California, Martinez would prove influential and respected [...] by