The National Book Critics Circle announced its 2014 awards finalists on Monday, and three Texas writers made the cut:
— Houston’s Lacy M. Johnson, in the Autobiography category, for her harrowing abuse memoir, The Other Side
— Austin’s S.C. Gwynne, in the Biography category, for Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
— Dallas’ Ezra Greenspan, in the Biography category, for William Wells Brown: An African-American Life
The NBCC Awards dinner will be held, and winners announced, March 12, 2015, in New York City.