The National Book Awards Dinner and Ceremony Schedule, 2012

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Schedule for Wednesday, November 14, 2012 National Book Awards Evening

- Faith Salie's opening remarks.

- Presentation of the Literarian Award to Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr.

- Presentation of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Elmore Leonard.

- Break for dinner and then we will return for the National Book Awards Ceremony.

- Remarks by Chairman of the National Book Foundation, David Steinberger.

- Faith Salie introduces the order of the Awards for this year (reverse alpha):

- Young People’s Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction

- Gary Schmidt, Panel Chair, presents the Young People’s Literature Award.

- Laura Kasischke, Panel Chair, presents the Poetry Award.

- Woody Holton, Panel Chair, presents the Nonfiction Award.

- Lorrie Moore, Panel Chair, presents the Fiction Award.

- 2012 National Book Awards Ceremony Concludes