2018: Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Nancy MacLean
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, nonfiction finalist and author of "Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge," and Nancy MacLean, nonfiction finalist and author of "Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of
2017: Karan Mahajan & Andrés Reséndez
Karan Mahajan, author of "The Association of Small Bombs," and Andrés Reséndez, author of "The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America," discuss their work at the 2017 National Book Awards at Concordia.
2016: Neal Shusterman & Sy Montgomery
Neal Shusterman, the 2015 NBA Young People's Literature Winner, and Sy Montgomery, a 2015 NBA Nonfiction Finalist, are interviewed by NPR's John Ydstie.
2015: Evan Osnos & Anand Gopal
The 10th annual National Book Awards at Concordia event was held March 26-27, 2015. The residency included master classes and presentations, as well as Readings and Conversations with the authors at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Centrum, Knutson Ca
National Book Awards 2014: Rachel Kushner & Wendy Lower
Students and faculty joined authors Rachel Kushner and Wendy Lower for the ninth annual National Book Awards at Concordia. This year's readings and conversation were held Thursday, March 27 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn..
2013: Louise Erdrich & Domingo Martinez
The featured books are "The Round House" (Erdrich) and "The Boy Kings of Texas" (Martinez).
2012: Nikky Finney & Thanhha Lai
The featured books are "Head Off and Split" (Finney) and "Inside Out and Back Again" (Lai).
2011: Jaimy Gordon & John W. Dower
The featured books are "Lord of Misrule" (Gordon) and "Cultures of War" (Dower).
2010: Colum McCann
The featured book is "Let the Great World Spin" (McCann).
2009: Maxine Hong Kingston & Annette Gordon-Reed
The featured books are "The Woman Warrior" (Hong Kingston) and "The Hemingses of Monticello" (Gordon-Reed).
2008: Jim Shepard & Woody Holton
The featured books are "Like You'd Understand Anyway" (Shepard) and "Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution" (Holton).
2007: Rajiv Chandrasekaran & Ben Lerner
The featured books are "Imperial Life in the Emerald City" (Chandrasekaran) and "Angle of Yaw" (Lerner).