Balakian Award Deadline Coming Up Monday

by Eric Banks | Dec-26-2008

Heads up to NBCC members. The deadline for NBCC Balakian self-nominations is Monday, December 29, 2008. The Balakian award is open to NBCC members only. (More information is available here.)

Submission Procedures: Submissions must be postmarked no later than Monday, December 29, 2008. Send up to five book reviews (all published in 2008) of no more than 5000 words collectively, with a brief cover letter, to each of the board members below:

Scott McLemee (chair) 1711 Mass Ave, NW, #321, Washington, DC 20036

Ellen Heltzel 3705 S.W. Dosch Ct., Portland, OR 97221

Barbara Hoffert Library Journal 360 Park Avenue South New York, NY

Maureen McLane NYU Dept. of English, 19 University Place #528, New York, NY 10003

Celia McGee 50 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023

David Orr 330 Degraw St. Apt #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Kevin Prufer 305 Zoll Street Warrensbburg, MO 64093

Carlin Romano Philadelphia Inquirer, 400 North Broad Street,
Philadelphia PA 19101

Lizzie Skurnick 296 Marblewood Road, Englewood, NJ 07631

Elizabeth Taylor Chicago Tribune Books - 5th Floor 435 N. Michigan
Ave. Chicago, IL 60657

David L. Ulin, 1089 South Genesee Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Marcela Valdes, 922 Jackson Street Annapolis, MD 21404

Eric Miles Williamson 3913 Martin Avenue McAllen, TX 78504


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