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Bethanne Patrick

NBCC VP/Technology
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Bethanne Patrick is a writer and critic who is contributing editor at The Literary Hub. She contributes regularly to The Washington Post and NPR Books, and her work has appeared in O the Oprah Magazine, VQR Online, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Guardian, and many others. She tweets as @TheBookMaven and created the #FridayReads meme. Her latest book is an anthology: “The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections from 100 Authors, Artists, Musicians and Other Remarkable People” (Regan Arts 2016). She is working on a novel and lives near Washington, DC. Find her online at http://www.bethannepatrick.com Her c.urrent term on the NBCC board ends in 2019.

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