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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
The authors will join the event virtually, and the moderator, Dao Strom, will be in person. The authors will be broadcast via live video projection to the in-person audience at the Newmark Theatre.
Note: this event will be played for the in-person audience within the Newmark Theatre only. No additional livestream or recording will be available. For questions, contact email@example.com .
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.