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Lisa Lucas @likaluca Brooklyn/Los Angeles

Executive Director, National Book Foundation / Incoming Publisher, Pantheon & Schocken Books (Jan 2021)

3,634 Following   70,336 Followers   91,849 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/1/08


@trtzbass @TheRaDR @FredTJoseph Abolish Slavery was a slogan and declaration of intent and this country went to war… https://t.co/kC0FJP95jF
Retweeted by Lisa LucasI feel personally attacked. https://t.co/pAfOmCc6WQLet's just all move there https://t.co/NNRls7wKP2
Retweeted by Lisa Lucasa mixed bag of caution and optimism within https://t.co/nqYbNpyJEMBREAKING: The House just passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. A historic moment. https://t.co/OIabz29ydv
Retweeted by Lisa LucasSAME https://t.co/eldeRSBErH @IAmJulesWard oh totally, I just did the little survey and then followed the snaking line and was like.... oh! got… https://t.co/kT2SzEcV1qI appear to be... last. https://t.co/CVCfj5p3CO
12/4
2020
The dad joke we didn’t know we needed ❤️ https://t.co/c6DVwInnhZ2030 better be great. @LtGovStratton SAMEAdrian Tomine has us all out here like “CAN HE SEE INSIDE MY HOUSE?!?” https://t.co/cCYgMRbIEcFolks out here with 0-1 Black people in their whole entire lives and IT SHOWS.Super pumped to have a three week break between jobs, esp since I can’t remember the last time I’ve had that much t… https://t.co/W7cFUCAroM @john_mendelson They are not allowed to sully my inboxJoyce Beatty elected next chair of Congressional Black Caucus https://t.co/E2KI9qY7Q1 #politics #feedly
Retweeted by Lisa LucasMy inbox is 87% Ossoff and Warnock at this point.!!! https://t.co/ARBpUmtxvPBig news: @theblcklst founder & CEO @franklinleonard revealed The Black List is partnering with @MGM_Studios. Tune… https://t.co/t2l2Mag9sB
Retweeted by Lisa LucasMGM And Black List Launch Two-Year Feature Film Script Writing Partnership To Discover Underrepresented Voices https://t.co/gJoJ3PGRMR
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @LaurenMarkham_ @bengucciardi 💀 @Gracieschinamom Far superior to not huggingBut it sure does sound like hugging is coming back soonish!I think we might need to pin our hopes on 2022, guys. Even with a vaccine, 2021 is not going to be pretty."Without the transit system there is no New York City," says Riders Alliance Organizing Manager Stephanie Burgos-Ve… https://t.co/1kw9Qgskz8
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @LaurenMarkham_ @bengucciardi NOT INSIDE THE HOUSE OH NOOOOOOMy fave couple of 2020 https://t.co/zg0vptBi7W @brookeleblanc @AngelikaNewYork @IFCCenter @VillageECinema I would kill for a night at Film Forum rn.BREAKING NEWS: Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t hear Trump election lawsuit, likely dooming state court case seeking to overturn loss
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @azemezi Yassssssss.@michele_norris + @ProfessorEA + @BarackObama! https://t.co/QETJUErzzm#NBAwards Finalist Shuggie Bain to be adapted for tv! @lithub https://t.co/R7F97oWUxj
Retweeted by Lisa LucasThis is the week that would not end.WONDERFUL NEWS! https://t.co/vDx3qAgsoc @TomBeerBooks @IsaacFitzgerald This going to be my new OOO replyI remain obsessed with this kid's stuff! So good. https://t.co/QHDE8bX2Qr💕 https://t.co/a7xvPzYFlL @Lesdoggg I bet @nationalbook would send you some books :).@esglaude 😂😂😂😂 https://t.co/QF3U96OjCf @dispositive I like the OG too, but she is so good!😂😂😂😂😂😂 https://t.co/gjvPDLlWr5Truth. So much joy! https://t.co/wgeVTqGySLAfter competing to succeed Joy Reid on weekends, Tiffany Cross and Jonathan Capehart will share her former MSNBC sl… https://t.co/jrW9o9e7Ma
Retweeted by Lisa LucasThis is tonight and I’m super stoked! I’m a huge fan of @museummammy and @jennydeluxe and this beautiful fucking to… https://t.co/t6TjuQeyAu
Retweeted by Lisa LucasFeeling good about the President getting fired today! https://t.co/SLgPdjQKGg
12/3
2020
@Piper ❤️❤️❤️Makes me think of #AlbertWoodfox https://t.co/2wcHhlBZja
Retweeted by Lisa LucasWow. Just this *very* moment I learned that today is Wednesday. Not Tuesday. Wednesday. Lord!"I want to encourage everyone to practice reading and revolution, with and through these seven beautiful books." mo… https://t.co/cElrvw0ZRp
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas"Many a great revolution has begun with a reading group." - Kelly Lytle Hernández
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas.@nationalbook's Literature for Justice launch is NOW! https://t.co/0qDZMujEY1 @c5chris45 YUPLord have mercy, the universe sure does not make it easy for women 😩BREAKING: We’re suing DHS, CBP, and ICE for records about their secret purchase and use of our cell phone location data to track us.
Retweeted by Lisa LucasThe United Kingdom granted emergency approval of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine overnight, and vaccinations there are… https://t.co/Az4glnVD9L
Retweeted by Lisa LucasI wasn't ready for a timeline. Too much hope!This pandemic is bad vibes, 100% of the time.This vaccine news has me too hype and I truly know better, but the desire to escape miserable plague hell is too strong. @EAE_Africa @_businesscity Eh, I think plenty extremely “adult” adults can’t pay their bills, which is the shame of… https://t.co/kga0ljmPM7Life at any age is hard, for sure, but I wouldn’t redo my 20s for any reasonable sum of money.Can’t lie, I really do like adulting. @MsTerryMcMillan And Merry Christmas, Terry! @MsTerryMcMillan xx @jennasauers @RachelYoder This is the correct answer.Whelp looks like someone needs a better financial advisor. https://t.co/9hR1vXCjEjABSOLUTELY SEAMLESS https://t.co/fejRo2J9Rp @elliottholt This is a change!
12/2
2020
Hahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahhahahahhahahahahahahha https://t.co/xcAxXT5gVD
Retweeted by Lisa LucasI have started using "gr8" far more than I am proud of. @dmason42 My heart goes out to the grandparents. Y'all have been THROUGH it.Asking this also https://t.co/0Cx2jvevMDSo yes or no to The Undoing?Do not force yourself to fit into the world. Make the world bend in your direction.
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @LoebDavon @harriettsbooks I will! I am long overdue in Philly! When this mess ends, I'm on it!It is the most wonderful time of the year! https://t.co/J7rL4OYiHnEvery time I stir my tea, I worry that I am get-outting myself. @carlosbathory69 AWWW, good luck!Soundcloud: buy or borrow a book! @Gwenda Total bummer, but also an opportunity to innovate!THIS THIS THIS THIS Y'ALL https://t.co/2wytxXyX6YNot surprised to see Book Expo go in this direction, but I will say that attending BEA as a baby bookseller changed… https://t.co/XotPspkwMu
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @paperhaus not at all!Eek. https://t.co/bWrYzIkElaBiden calls for a "robust" economic aid package in the lame duck, but says any deal will be "just the start." https://t.co/oOXK97fICj
Retweeted by Lisa LucasIt's that time of year! NPR’s Book Concierge is here! https://t.co/0aZb3heCyV
Retweeted by Lisa LucasWowza https://t.co/Ga4lJsDEPdSpeaking of our programming, the launch of our final Literature for Justice year is tomorrow at 3pm ET! This is sur… https://t.co/YS12NwpJln
Retweeted by Lisa LucasDid you dig the virtual National Book Awards? Want to help me leave the National Book Foundation in good shape for… https://t.co/gV1GElslQrOnly 50 days until we get to call @JoeBiden President of the United States.
Retweeted by Lisa LucasFolks, we are SOLD OUT! Thank you so much for your support.✨ https://t.co/B7ZHV4EaxR
Retweeted by Lisa LucasMariah with the good book stack! https://t.co/DOkgjaZwc0The third and final Literature for Justice launch! https://t.co/75nFPex78J1. Healthcare workers 2. Nursing home residents 3. Essential workers 4. High risk adults/adults over 65 5. All o… https://t.co/jCq8gFv1Eb @DeniseOswald @emmastraub all. of. the. hugging.Kinda into this lame duck life.Breaking: Every full time NHS and adult social care worker in Scotland to get one-off "thank you payment" of £500,… https://t.co/AITKGoLbSh
Retweeted by Lisa LucasScottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces £100m package to help those impacted by Covid, including a “cash… https://t.co/J7MNEfC5k4
Retweeted by Lisa LucasThe photographer Christopher Payne captures the process by which millions of the vials that will carry COVID-19 vac… https://t.co/PDuuDDLVXw
Retweeted by Lisa Lucas @lauriemuchnick @levistahl @ambernoelle @CrimeReads @CommunityBkstr SAMEThere are more COVID patients in California hospitals than ever before in the pandemic, sparking a race to tamp dow… https://t.co/v2b0mzhm7D
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12/1
2020

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