Celebrate the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence at an exciting virtual gala hosted by Booklist and RUSA. Our keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize winner and 19th U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, author of five poetry collections, including "Monument: Poems New and Selected", and the forthcoming "Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir".
You will also hear acceptance speeches from Carnegie Fiction winner Valeria Luiselli, for "Lost Children Archive" (Alfred A. Knopf), and Carnegie Nonfiction winner Adam Higginbotham, for "Midnight in Chernobyl" (Simon & Schuster). This free, one-hour celebration is sponsored by NoveList.
We are pleased to announce that, thanks to the generosity of Ecco, everyone who attends the "live" Carnegie event will receive an egalley for keynote speaker Natasha Trethewey’s new book, Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, to be published on July 28, 2020.
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