2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards
In 2015, Ross Gay was awarded the poetry prize for "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude", a community orchardist's praise song for the natural world. He also won the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize.
|Fiction:||The Sellout, Paul Beatty (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)|
|General Nonfiction:||Dreamland: The True Story of America?s Opiate Epidemic, Sam Quinones (Bloomsbury)|
|Biography:||Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley, Charlotte Gordon (Random House)|
|Autobiography:||Negroland, Margo Jefferson (Pantheon)|
|Poetry:||Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude, Ross Gay (University of Pittsburgh Press)|
|Criticism:||The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson (Graywolf)|
|Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award:||Wendell Berry|
|Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing:||Carlos Lozada|
|John Leonard Prize:||Kirstin Valdez Quade, Night at the Fiestas (W.W. Norton)|
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