Friday, March 6, 2015

Willie Perdomo Nominated for National Book Critics' Circle Award


Congratulations to Willie Perdomo (MFA, Creative Writing, 2012) on the nomination of his poetry collection The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon (Penguin Books) for a 2014 National Book Critics' Circle Award! 

UPDATE 2 MARCH 2015

The 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award finalists' reading will be happening at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, March 11, at the New School auditorium in Manhattan. DetailsFree and open to the public, this event provides a rare opportunity to see/hear an exciting roster of writers and poets who are nominated this year. Besides Willie, finalists include Claudia Rankine, Gary Shteyngart, Marlon James, and Saeed Jones, to name a few.

If you are interested in attending the reading on the 11th, be sure to get in line by 5:30 PM.


UPDATE 6 MARCH 2015

On the occasion of his National Book Critics' Circle Award nomination, Willie gave this interview to NBC News.


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