NBA On Campus, 2014

Now in its ninth year, National Book Awards on Campus brings our Finalists to college campuses for reading and discussion.
2014 NBA On Campus participating authors

Concordia College

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Concordia College imageOn March 27, 2014, NBA on Campus returned to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota where NPR correspondent Lynn Neary hosted the evening with two-time National Book Award Finalist Rachel Kushner, author of The Flamethrowers, and National Book Award Finalist Wendy Lower, author of Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields. The two-day program at Concordia also included master classes for students, formal and informal gatherings between the writers and faculty, and NBF Executive Director Harold Augenbraum’s annual address to the faculty.

Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.,
Centrum, Knutson Campus Center
Concordia College contact info: Dawn Rude, Event Coordinator
901 8th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560

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2014 NBA on Campus participating authors' books

Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State UniversityOn March 31, 2014, NBA on Campus made its inaugural appearance at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. National Book Award Finalists Téa Obreht, author of The Tiger’s Wife, Lucie Brock-Broido, author of Stay, Illusion, and two-time NBA Finalist Gene Luen Yang, author of Boxers & Saints, presented readings and took part in a moderated discussion at SHSU’s James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. The NBA Finalists also held workshops with SHSU’s creative-writing M.F.A. students, and Yang visited Huntsville Intermediate School, a BookUpTX site, and discussed his work as a graphic novelist.

Free and open to the public.
Monday, March 31, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center
Payne Concert Hall

Sam Houston State University contact Info:
Dr. Scott Kaukonen, director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing or 936.294.1407
Dr. Amanda Nowlin-O'Banion, visiting professor of creative writing or 936.294.4109

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