A cross between a scholarly journal and a literary magazine, NCLR has won numerous awards and citations, including five from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals: the Best New Journal award in 1994, the Best Journal Design award in 1999 and 2010, the Parnassus Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2007, and the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2014.
Charles Chesnutt • L. Teresa Church • Kevin Dublin • Trudier Harris • George Moses Horton • Harriet Jacobs • Randall Kenan • C. Eric Lincoln • Jason Mott • Glenis Redmond •
Amber Flora Thomas • Stephanie Powell Watts • And more . . .