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

Laurie Muchnick, NBCC President
Kirkus Reviews
Kirkus Reviews
65 West 36th Street, Suite 700
New York, NY 10018
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Jane Ciabattari, NBCC VP/Online
Freelance Critic
730 Lisbon Court
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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Rigoberto González, NBCC VP/Awards

104-60 Queens Blvd #8-R
Forest Hills, NY 11375
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Steven G. Kellman, NBCC VP/Membership
Freelance Critic
302 Fawn Drive
San Antonio, TX
78231-1519
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Carolyn Kellogg, NBCC VP/Technology
LA Times
Los Angeles Times, Books
202 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Karen Long, NBCC VP/Secretary
Freelance Critic
3114 Berkshire Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH
44118
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Michael Miller, NBCC VP/Treasurer
Bookforum
350 Seventh Avenue, 19th Fl
NY NY 10001
New York, NY 10001
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Elissa Schappell, NBCC VP/Newswire
543 Union Street, 2B
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Alex Abramovich

30-53 29th Street 4B
Long Island City, NY 11102
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Mark Athitakis
Freelance critic
3251 W. Frankfurt Drive
Chandler, AZ 85226
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Colette Bancroft
Tampa Bay Times
490 First Ave. S
St. Petersburg FL 33701
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Gregg Barrios
Freelance Writer/Critic
304 E Courtland Pl
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Tom Beer
Newsday
235 Pinelawn Rd.
Melville, NY 11747
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David Biespiel
Director, Attic Institute
4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97215
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Ron Charles
Washington Post
1150 15th Street NW
Washington DC 20071
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Carmela Ciuraru

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Mary Ann Gwinn
Seattle Times
7814 39th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98136
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Eric Liebetrau, NBCC Deputy/Online
Kirkus Reviews
479 Old Carolina Court
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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Miriam Markowitz
The Nation/NBCC
33 Irving Place, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003
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Walton Muyumba
Indiana University, Bloomington
Ballantine Hall 442
1020 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47407

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Joanna Scutts

3057 29th Street, #1D
Astoria, NY 11102
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Tess Taylor

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Anne Trubek

3276 Daleford Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
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Kate Tuttle
755 Kirk Road
Decatur, GA 30030
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Autobiography

Tom Beer, chair
Alex Abramovich
David Biespiel
Jane Ciabattari
Rigoberto Gonzalez
Eric Liebetrau
Karen Long
Laurie Muchnick
Joanna Scutts
Kate Tuttle

Biography

Mary Ann Gwinn, chair
Gregg Barrios
Tom Beer
David Biespiel
Jane Ciabattari
Rigoberto Gonzalez
Steve Kellman
Carolyn Kellogg
Karen Long

Criticism

Walton Muyumba, chair
Alex Abramovich
Mark Athitakis
David Biespiel
Jane Ciabattari
Carmela Ciuraru
Miriam Markowitz
Joanna Scutts
Anne Trubek

Fiction

Mark Athitakis, chair
Colette Bancroft
Gregg Barrios
Tom Beer
David Biespiel
Ron Charles
Jane Ciabattari
Carmela Ciuraru
Steven Kellman
Carolyn Kellogg
Eric Liebetrau
Karen Long
Miriam Markowitz
Michael Miller
Laurie Muchnick
Elissa Schappell

General Nonfiction

Karen Long, chair
Alex Abramovich
Colette Bancroft
David Biespiel
Jane Ciabattari
Rigoberto Gonzalez
Carolyn Kellogg
Michael Miller
Walton Muyumba
Elissa Schappell
Tess Taylor
Anne Trubek
Kate Tuttle

Poetry

Rigoberto Gonzalez, chair
Gregg Barrios
David Biespiel
Ron Charles
Carmela Ciuraru
Miriam Markowitz
Walton Muyumba
Elissa Schappell
Tess Taylor
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