National Book Foundation Presents: An Evening with the National Book Awards
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Thursday, October 28, 2021

2021 National Book Award longlisters and potential winners Darcie Little Badger (A Snake Falls to Earth, Young People’s Literature), Desiree C. Bailey (What Noise Against the Cane, Poetry), and Elizabeth McCracken (The Souvenir Museum, Fiction) discuss their work and recognition in advance of the 72nd Annual National Book Awards, presented in partnership with the Texas Book Festival.

In partnership with the National Book Foundation

  • Moderator: Lupita Aquino, literary enthusiast behind @lupita.reads
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event on CrowdCast (RSVP link above).
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.

Darcie Little Badger, Desiree C. Bailey, Elizabeth McCracken, A Snake Falls to Earth, What Noise Against the Cane, The Souvenir Museum


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