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Happy belated birthday to James Taylor!

I mean, I don’t really see a lot of JT love here but his music means the whole world to me so I just had to draw something, even if I was a few hours late.

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Get tickets to the greatest basketball game in literary history and help middle school students in Detroit fall in love with reading.

On June 20, the National Book Foundation (presenter of the National Book Awards) is hosting The Other NBA, a charity basketball game featuring winning writers vs. publishing powerhouses. Proceeds will support BookUp, the Foundation’s after school reading program, expand into Detroit, a city with a 47% adult illiteracy rate.

Buy a ticket for just $25 or make a donation today.

Details:

June 20, from 3 - 6 pm
St. Francis College (Brooklyn)

Featuring Jonny Diamond (Literary Hub), Natalie Diaz (When My Brother Was an Aztec), Michele Filgate (Salon), John Freeman (Freeman’s), Katie Freeman (Riverhead Books), Alex Gilvarry (From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant), Valeria Luiselli (Faces in the Crowd), Mitchell S. Jackson (The Residue Years), Steph Opitz (Texas Book Festival), and Jess Walter (Beautiful Ruins). Plus Jason Diamond (Men’s Journal), Paul Morris (PEN), and Kevin Nguyen (Oyster).

More details and tickets here: www.nationalbook.org/other_nba.html

Join us at the Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday!

The Brooklyn Book Festival, the biggest and best literary extravaganza in NYC, returns this Sunday. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite events below, including a panel of esteemed 5 Under 35 alums who’ll be on the main stage at 1 pm.

You can join us throughout the day at booth 210, where we’ll be celebrating our National Book Awards Longlists. There you’ll also be able to meet the co-founders of Call Me Ishmael, one of our Innovations in Reading Prize Honorees, who’ll be there with a special surprise!

PLUS, you can pick up t-shirts and limited edition jerseys from The Other NBA, the greatest basketball game in Literary history.


FEATURED: The National Book Foundation Presents 5 Under 35 Alums
1 pm on the Mainstage

Featuring Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Danielle Evans, and Kirstin Valdez Quade. Moderated by Amity Gaige.


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