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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Board Members

Tom Beer, NBCC President
Newsday/NBCC
235 Pinelawn Rd.
Melville, NY 11747
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Jane Ciabattari, NBCC VP/Online
Books Columnist, BBC.com
730 Lisbon Court
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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Michele Filgate, NBCC VP/Awards

38 Douglass St., Apt. 3
Brooklyn NY 11231

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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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Walton Muyumba, NBCC VP/Membership
Indiana University, Bloomington
Ballantine Hall 442
1020 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47407

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Kate Tuttle, NBCC VP/Newswire
755 Kirk Road
Decatur, GA 30030
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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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David Biespiel
Director, Attic Institute
4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97215
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Ron Charles
Washington Post
5208 Elsmere Ave.
Bethesda MD 20814
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Carmela Ciuraru
Freelance/NBCC
135 Eastern Parkway
Suite 6K
Brooklyn NY 11238
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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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Leigh Newman
Oprah.com/NBCC
300 W, 57th St.
New York NY 10019
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Katherine A. Powers

438 Windsor St.
Cambridge MA 02141

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Mark Rotella
Publishers Weekly/NBCC
71 W. 23rd Street, Suite 1608
New York NY 10010
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Joanna Scutts

3057 29th Street, #1D
Astoria, NY 11102
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Clay Smith
Kirkus Reviews/NBCC
6411 Burleson Rd.
Austin TX 787444
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Tess Taylor

336 Ramona Ave.
El Cerrito CA 94530
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Elizabeth Taylor

2821 N. Pinegrove
Chicago IL 60657
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Autobiography

Joanna Scutts, chair
Jane Ciabattari
Michele Filagte
Eric Liebetrau
Karen Long
Leigh Newman
Katherine A. Powers
Clay Smith
Elizabeth Taylor
Kate Tuttle

Biography

Elizabeth Taylor, chair
Colette Bancroft
Jane Ciabattari
Mary Ann Gwinn
Carolyn Kellogg
Karen Long
Katherine A. Powers
Mark Rotella
Clay Smith
Kate Tuttle

Criticism

Walton Muyumba, chair
Jane Ciabattari
Carmela Ciuraru
Carolyn Kellogg
Eric Liebetrau
Miriam Markowitz
Michael Miller
Joanna Scutts
Tess Taylor

Fiction

Carolyn Kellogg, chair
Mark Athitakis
Colette Bancroft
Gregg Barrios
Tom Beer
Ron Charles
Jane Ciabattari
Carmela Ciuraru
Michele Filgate
Miriam Markowitz
Michael Miller
Walton Muyumba
Liz Taylor

General Nonfiction

Karen Long, chair
Joanna Scutts
Mark Athitakis
Colette Bancroft
Gregg Barrios
David Biespiel
Mary Ann Gwinn
Walton Muyumba
Mark Rotella
Elizabeth Taylor
Kate Tuttle

Poetry

Tess Taylor, chair
Gregg Barrios
David Biespiel
Ron Charles
Michele Filgate
Mary Ann Gwinn
Miriam Markowitz
Walton Muyumba
Leigh Newman
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