Recognize that face on the left? Congrats on your award, Will!!!
2012 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNERS:
Young Peoples Literature:
William Alexander, Goblin Secrets
(Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing)
David Ferry, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations
(University of Chicago Press)
Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Louise Erdrich, The Round House (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
Details from the evening here.
The freakout I had upon learning that Will won was…well, inhuman. He is such a wonderful man, and I’m proud to have him as a teacher.
william alexander is one of my teachers this semester! he is an amazing man! so thoughtful and kind and just over all a really great mind! you guys should check out his stuff!
Because creative writing.