NBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards
Current National Book Award Longlisters, Finalists, and potential Winners come together for a variety-style showcase of readings and interviews. Presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation (RSVP to the 2021 National Book Awards on November 17!).
- Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois, longlisted for Fiction
- Safia Elhillo, author of Home Is Not a Country, longlisted for Young People’s Literature
- and Hoa Nguyen, author of A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure, finalist for Poetry
- Moderated by Dao Strom, Instrument
THIS EVENT IS LIVE, IN PERSON. TO PARTICIPATE, YOU MUST ATTEND IN PERSON; IN-PERSON EVENTS WILL NOT BE BROADCAST VIRTUALLY.
Please note: All attendees to the in-person Festival must show proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event date to attend. Mask must be worn in accordance with local mandates. Read more here.