2016 National Book Awards Ceremony
SCHEDULE For the 2016 National Book Awards Ceremony
Please note that this is a Live event, so the times listed are approximate.
Nov 16, 2016 - Cipriani Wall Street, New York City
7:40 p.m. - Ceremony is scheduled to begin with Larry Wilmore's opening remarks
- Remarks by Chairman of the National Book Foundation, David Steinberger
7:50 p.m. - Terrance Hayes presents the Literarian Award to Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady of Cave Canem
8:05 p.m. - Dr. William P. Kelly, The New York Public Library’s Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries, presents the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Robert Caro
8:15 p.m. - Break for dinner and then we will return for the National Book Awards Ceremony
9:15 p.m. - 2016 National Book Awards Ceremony
Presentation of Awards for Young People’s Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction
9:40 p.m. - 2016 National Book Awards Ceremony concludes
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Watch the 67th annual National Book Awards, hosted by Larry Wilmore, live on Facebook, Twitter, and here at nationalbook.org.
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