Cynthia Nixon Hosting the National Book Awards

Cynthia Nixon

Actress, director and activist Cynthia Nixon will host the 68th National Book Awards on November 15 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The National Book Foundation said that Nixon, "known for her wide-ranging work on both stage and screen as well as her vocal advocacy for a variety of causes," will serve as master of ceremonies for the event that will announce the winners in four categories (fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature) as well as the presentation of two lifetime achievement awards. The benefit dinner serves to fund the educational and programming work of the Foundation.

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