Board of Directors

The National Book Critics Circle Board of Directors is elected each year, with participants serving three-year terms. Contact information and full board member bios below.

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Committees

Board Members

Kate Tuttle, NBCC President

755 Kirk Rd.
Decatur, GA 30030
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Kerri Arsenault, NBCC VP/Newswire

PO Box 96
Roxbury CT 06783
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Jane Ciabattari, NBCC VP/Online
Books Columnist, BBC.com
Jane Ciabattari
730 Lisbon Court
Rohnert Park, 94928
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Mary Ann Gwinn, NBCC VP/Secretary
Books Columnist, Seattle Times
7814 39th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98136
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Yahdon Israel, NBCC VP/Membership & Awards

310 Lewis Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11221
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Bethanne Patrick, NBCC VP/Technology

1436 Layman St.
McLean, VA 22101-2128
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Marion Winik, NBCC VP/Treasurer

4600 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore MD 21210
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Daniel Akst

34-38 81st St.
Apt. 21
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Tom Beer
Newsday
235 Pinelawn Rd.
Melville, NY 11747
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Anjali Enjeti

11014 Taconic Way
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Lori Feathers

3030 McKinney Ave. #2105
Dallas, TX 75204
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Michele Filgate

38 Douglass St., Apt. 3
Brooklyn NY 11231
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Daisy Fried

811 S. Hutchinson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Laurie Hertzel
Minneapolis Star Tribune/NBCC
650 3rd Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55488
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John McWhorter

33-27 80th St., #31
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Michael Miller
Bookforum
350 Seventh Avenue, 19th Fl
NY NY 10001
New York, NY 10001
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Walton Muyumba
Indiana University
Ballantine Hall 442
1020 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47407
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Katherine A. Powers

424 Pelham Hill Road
Shutesbury MA 01072
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Carlin Romano
ASC
3620 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Mark Rotella
Publishers Weekly/NBCC
71 W. 23rd Street, Suite 1608
New York NY 10010
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Michael Schaub

503A W. North Loop Blvd.
Austin TX 78751
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Clay Smith
Kirkus Media/NBCC
KIRKUS MEDIA LLC
2600 Via Fortuna, Suite 130
Austin, TX 78746
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Tess Taylor

Distinguished Fulbright
SEAMUS HEANEY POETRY CENTRE
University Road,
Belfast BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland UK
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Elizabeth Taylor

2821 N. Pinegrove
Chicago IL 60657
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Autobiography

Laurie Hertzel, Chair
Kerri Arsenault
Tom Beer
Jane Ciabattari
Anjali Enjeti
Lori Feathers
Michele Filgate
Yahdon Israel
Bethanne Patrick
Katherine A. Power
Carlin Romano
Mark Rotella
Elizabeth Taylor
Kate Tuttle
Marion Winik

Biography

Elizabeth Taylor, Chair
Dan Akst
Jane Ciabattari
Mary Ann Gwinn
Laurie Hertzel
John McWhorter
Katherine A. Powers
Carlin Romano
Michael Schaub
Kate Tuttle

Criticism

Yahdon Israel, Carlin Romano, Co-Chairs
Kerri Arsenault
Jane Ciabattari
Michele Filgate
Michael Miller
Walton Muyumba
Bethanne Patrick
Clay Smith
Elizabeth Taylor
Tess Taylor

Fiction

Tom Beer, Chair
Dan Akst
Jane Ciabattari
Anjali Enjeti
Lori Feathers
Michele Filgate
Daisy Fried
Mary Ann Gwinn
Michael Miller
Bethanne Patrick
Carlin Romano
Mark Rotella
Michael Schaub
Clay Smith
Elizabeth Taylor
Tess Taylor
Marion Winik

General Nonfiction

Mary Ann Gwinn, Chair
Dan Akst
Kerri Arsenault
Michael Miller
Walton Muymba
Carlin Romano
Michael Schaub
Elizabeth Taylor
Kate Tuttle

Poetry

Tess Taylor, Chair
Dan Akst
Daisy Fried
Yahdon Israel
Walton Muyumba
Carlin Romano
Mark Rotella
Michael Schaub
Marion Winik
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