Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18
The States’ 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as ‘a beacon of hope for all who attend.’
Aspen Prize Opens 2021 Submissions: Adrienne Brodeur on ‘Transformative Fiction’
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
US National Book Foundation’s Spring Season: Cross-Country Venues
At 19 events in 13 states, the National Book Foundation now is on the road, crisscrossing the country in the spring season of its NBF Presents programming.
The US National Book Awards at 70: Looking for Permanence
The US National Book Awards appear ready to turn their staying power into stability, and coupled their 2019 prize-fest with an appeal for funding.
The US National Book Awards’ Lisa Lucas: ‘The Times We Live In’
Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation talks about this year’s National Book Awards and its 70th anniversary.
US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions
With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles.
US National Book Awards: 2019 Longlist in Translated Literature
Works from world literature in Arabic, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Norwegian, and more are on the National Book Awards’ translated longlist.
US National Book Awards: 2019 Longlist in Young People’s Literature
Familiar faces–authors previously recognized–are behind six of this year’s 10 longlisted titles for National Book Awards in the young readers’ category.
Edmund White Is National Book Awards’ Distinguished Contribution Medalist
The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.