[Blackstudies-l] 2017 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS ANNOUNCED: TWO ARE HAITIAN

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ivetteromero posted: " [Many thanks to Peter Jordens for this post.] The
National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) has announced its award finalists for
books published in 2017. The finalists include Haitian-American Edwidge
Danticat for The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story (G"
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[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for this post.] The National Book Critics
Circle (NBCC) has announced its award finalists for books published in
2017. The finalists include Haitian-American Edwidge Danticat for *The Art
of Death: Writing the Final Story* (Graywolf) in the category of Criticism,
and Roxane Gay (also of Haitian descent) for *Hunger: A Memoir of (My)
Body* (Harper)
in the category of Autobiography.

Meanwhile, Carmen Maria Machado (of Cuban heritage) will be the recipient
of the NBCC’s fourth annual John Leonard Prize, established to recognize
outstanding first books in any genre, for her debut story collection *Her
Body and Other Parties* (Graywolf).

Winners of the National Book Critics Circle awards will be announced on
Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium, 66
West 12th Street, New York, NY
<https://maps.google.com/?q=66+West+12th+Street,+New+York,+NY&entry=gmail&source=g>.
A finalists’ reading will be held on March 14 at 6:30 pm in the same
location. Both events are free and open to the public.

For the full announcement of finalists, go to http://bookcritics.org/
blog/archive/national-book-critics-circle-announces-
finalists-for-2017-awards.
*ivetteromero <http://repeatingislands.com/author/ivetteromero/>* | January
24, 2018 at 10:12 pm | Tags: Carmen Maria Machado
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