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Ohio-based Nonprofit wins 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize

Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), the signature program of Chapters Ahead, an Ohio-based nonprofit organization, has won the 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize.
NCBC provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities for lifelong learning, social connections and authentic community engagement through weekly book club meetings.
The honorable mentions for the 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize are The Harry Potter Alliance (RI), LGBT Books to Prisoners (WI), Limitless Libraries (TN), and Traveling Stories (CA).
> More about each organization

2015 National Book Award Poetry Winner Took Over Our Tumblr

Robin Coste Lewis takes over the NBFs Tumblr

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Robin Coste Lewis took over our Tumblr and answered your questions.
Robin’s debut poetry collection, Voyage of the Sable Venus, won the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. She answered questions about her career, her writing, and how to make it in the poetry world.

> Read all of Robin's responses.

Books I Wish I'd Read as an LGBTQ Teenager

Queer Writers on What They'd Recommend to Their Past Selves

14 of today’s most powerful voices in LGBTQ literature created a list of books they wish they would have read as teenagers.Books I Wish I'd Read as an LGBTQ Teenager

> Read the full list on Lit Hub

Tickets Now Available for the Other NBA

June 15, 2016
at 6:30 p.m.
St. Francis College
Brooklyn It’s award winning writers vs. publishing powerhouses in the return of literature’s greatest basketball game. The most storied basketball game in literary history returns, when the publishers get the rematch they have been waiting for.
All proceeds support BookUp LGBTQ.
> Tickets and information

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