June 29, 2020
Please join us in celebrating 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.
Tune in to 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 one-hour virtual celebration is free.
Thursday, July 9th from 3:00-4:00 CT.