National Book Foundation
|Category: Arts & Culture
The Foundationís 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize supports individual and/or institutions or a partnership between the two that has developed innovative means of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading. Applicants should be VITAL demonstrating Vision, Ingenuity, Transformation, Achievement, and Leadership. Applications should demonstrate a commitment to literature and the promotion of reading for its own sake. Priority will be given to projects that show creativity, risk-taking, and a visionary quality as well as a new approach to presenting books and literature. Applicants that have developed interdisciplinary approaches and incorporate innovative thinking in design, technology, social change, social entrepreneuership, and other fields, are of particular interest. With this program, the Foundation, in addition to promoting the best of American literature through the National Book Awards, seeks to expand the audience for literature in America. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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