Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:31 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The following works of art won at last night's National Book Awards ceremony:
The Friend, by Sigrid Nunez (fiction).
Indecency, by Justin Phillip Reed (poetry).
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, by Jeffrey C. Stewart (nonfiction).
The Poet X, by Elizabeth Acevedo (young people's literature).
The Emissary, written by Yoko Tawada and translated by Margaret Mitsutani (translated literature).
If you'd like to meet these award winners, we've gathered up interviews with them from the past year.
Interviews with Sigrid Nunez
Literary Hub: You Can’t Explain Death to An Animal
The Rumpus: The House of Fiction Has Many Rooms
Interviews with Justin Phillip Reed
Literary Hub: Justin Phillip Reed, A Most Indecent Black Queer Poet
The Rumpus: The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Justin Phillip Reed
Poetry Foundation: Talking with Justin Phillip Reed about Indecency
Interviews with Jeffrey C. Stewart
The Gotham Center: “Out of Ashes Comes Beauty”
Washington Independent Review of Books: An Interview with Jeffrey C. Stewart
Interviews with Elizabeth Acevedo
Publishers Weekly: Q&A with Elizabeth Acevedo
Literary Hub: Meet National Book Award Finalist Elizabeth Acevedo
Black Nerd Problems: Follow The Fear
Interviews with Yoko Tawada and Margaret Mitsutani
Literary Hub: Meet National Book Award Finalist Margaret Mitsutani
Aesop: Interview with Yoko Tawada
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