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 Hertzel, NBCC President
Minneapolis Star Tribune/NBCC
650 3rd Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55488
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Kerri Arsenault, NBCC VP/Communications

PO Box 96
Roxbury CT 06783
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Anjali Enjeti, NBCC VP/Membership

11014 Taconic Way
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Carolyn Kellogg, NBCC VP/Online

P.O. Box 5132
Montgomery, AL 36107
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Carlin Romano, NBCC VP/Events
University of Pennsylvania
Annenberg School for Communication
3620 Walnut St.
Philadelphia PA 19104
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Kate Tuttle, NBCC VP/Awards

43 Ardsley Rd.
Montclair NJ
07042
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David Varno, NBCC VP/Tech
Publishers Weekly/NBCC
71 W. 23rd Street, Suite 1608
New York, NY, 10010
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Marion Winik, NBCC VP/Treasurer

4600 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore MD 21210
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Mark Athitakis, NBCC Deputy Online
Freelance critic
21 S. Rita Lane
Chandler, AZ 85226
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Gregg Barrios
Freelance Writer/Critic
304 E Courtland Pl
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Victoria Chang

Antioch University
400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City, CA 90230
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Lori Feathers

3030 McKinney Ave. #2105
Dallas, TX 75204
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Charles Finch

1832 N. Berendo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Mary Ann Gwinn
Books Columnist, Seattle Times
7814 39th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98136
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Jessica Loudis

476 Clinton Avenue, 2A
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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John McWhorter

33-27 80th St., #31
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Ismail Muhammad

1066 56th St., Apartment A
Oakland, CA 94608
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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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Michael Schaub

503A W. North Loop Blvd.
Austin TX 78751
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Madeline Schwartz

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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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Hope Wabuke

2 Andrews Hall, English Dept.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Rm 126 D
Lincoln, NE 68502
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Autobiography

Mark Athitakis, Chair
Anjali Enjeti
Laurie Hertzel
Jessica Loudis
Katherine A. Powers
Carlin Romano
Elizabeth Taylor
Kate Tuttle
Marion Winik

Biography

Elizabeth Taylor, Chair
Gregg Barrios
Mary Ann Gwinn
Laurie Hertzel
John McWhorter
Katherine Powers
Carlin Romano
Michael Schaub
Madeleine Schwartz
Kate Tuttle

Criticism

Kerri Arsenault, Chair
Victoria Chang
Anjali Enjeti
Ismail Muhammad
Walton Muyumba
Carlin Romano
Madeleine Schwartz
Elizabeth Taylor
Tess Taylor
David Varno

Fiction

Charlie Finch, Chair
Kerri Arsenault
Lori Feathers
Mary Ann Gwinn
Carolyn Kellogg
Ismail Muhammad
Walton Muyumba
Carlin Romano
Michael Schaub
Elizabeth Taylor
Tess Taylor
David Varno
Marion Winik

General Nonfiction

Kate Tuttle, Chair
Kerri Arsenault
Gregg Barrios
Jessica Loudis
John McWhorter
Walton Muyumba
Carlin Romano
Elizabeth Taylor
David Varno
Hope Wabuke

Poetry

Tess Taylor, Chair
Mark Athitakis
Victoria Chang
Anjali Enjeti
Lori Feathers
Charles Finch
Carolyn Kellogg
Ismail Muhammad
Walton Muyumba
Carlin Romano
Hope Wabuke
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